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13 Apr 21 | 15 Apr 21

Diabetes: What went wrong with insulin?

It's 100 years since insulin was first discovered. But today, half of those who need this life-saving drug still can’t access it. 

At MSF, we are finding innovative ways to help people manage their diabetes treatment. But more needs to be done urgently. 

Let’s make diabetes treatment accessible and affordable for all... as it was always supposed to be.

MSF and non-communicable diseases

Diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma are common conditions that may not seem like humanitarian emergencies.

However, when conflict, disaster or mass displacement leave patients cut-off from their care, the everyday can fast become life-threatening.