California Wants to Make Cheap Insulin. Here’s How It Could Work

Earlier this month, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state would produce its own insulin in an effort to combat rising prices. “Nothing epitomizes market failures more than the cost of insulin,” he said in a July 7 video posted on Twitter. “People should not go into debt to get life-saving medication.”

There are more than 30 million Americans with diabetes, and around 8 million of them take insulin, a hormone, to regulate their blood sugar. Americans who are uninsured or those who have high-deductible health plans may pay hundreds of dollars a

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