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How an athlete with Parkinson’s inspired TikTok’s 3D printing community to invent an accessible pill bottle

How an athlete with Parkinson’s inspired TikTok's 3D printing community to invent an accessible pill bottle

Jimmy Choi was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s in 2003. Since then, he’s crushed 100 half-marathons, 16 marathons, an ultra-marathon, and holds the world record for most chest-to-ground burpees in one minute. 

Choi, an avid TikTok user, often highlights some of the daily struggles of life with Parkinson’s. A video he posted showing his hands trying to pick up medication while shaking went viral. Within days, a 3D printing community assembled on the platform to invent a dispenser that can isolate a single pill. Read more…

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