Key points from article :
3D printing has a unique role in providing personalized supplements.
Multiply Labs "prints"targeted and time-specific supplements.
Nourish3d provides a subscription option of vegan, sugar-free, made-to-order "stacks."
Time-release innovation significantly impacts management of conditions like high BP, diabetes.
~33% of adults in US have high BP and face complicated therapy regimens.
This complexity in drug regimen leads to poor adherence, associated with increased risks.
10% of the entire US population is diagnosed with diabetes.
One study found that Type 2 diabetes patients were prescribed 8.6 pills/day on average.
At least 45% of them fail to achieve glycemic control due to inadequate medical adherence.
Nonadherence can be improved with one simple 3D-printed medication combining different dosages.
A consequence of both health supplements and medicine capsules is enormous environmental damage.
3D printed customized drugs cut down on the unused and discarded medications.