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Your body vs. Implants - Kaitlyn Sadtler


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Insulin pumps improve the lives of millions of people with diabetes around the world by monitoring blood sugar, delivering insulin, and preventing the need for constant finger-pricking. But there’s a catch: they’re temporary. And it’s not only insulin pumps that have this problem, but all bodily implants. Why is that? Kaitlyn Sadtler details how our immune system reacts to foreign bodies.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Kaitlyn Sadtler
  • Director Andrew Foerster
  • Animator Andrew Foerster
  • Designer Andrew Foerster
  • Editor Andrew Foerster
  • Art Director Andrew Foerster
  • Storyboard Artist Andrew Foerster
  • Character Designer Andrew Foerster
  • Layout Artist Andrew Foerster
  • Sound Designer Devin Polaski
  • Composer Devin Polaski
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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