Bram Sable-Smith

Bram Sable-Smith

Bram Sable-Smith, midwest correspondent, joined KHN after eight years covering public health and the social safety net for Wisconsin Public Radio. He's also taught radio journalism at the University of Missouri. His reporting has received national recognition, including two Edward R. Murrow Awards, two Sigma Delta Chi Awards, and two health policy awards from the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Armed with hashtags, these activists made insulin prices a presidential talking point

By: - March 6, 2023

Hannah Crabtree got active on Twitter in 2016 to find more people like herself: those with Type 1 diabetes who’d hacked their insulin pumps to automatically adjust the amount of insulin delivered. Soon, though, Crabtree found a more critical diabetes-related conversation happening on Twitter: rising insulin prices. Crabtree’s mother, who also had diabetes, died in […]