Diabetes cases on rise in Dominican Republic

Posted on June 4, 2012 • Filed under: Dominican Republic, Latin America Health

The ophthalmologist John Lawrence Hubieres revealed that according to one study, eight percent of the Dominican population has diabetes, and the amount could be higher because in many cases, patients do not know if they do, or how it is presented.

The professional regrets that the problem is greater because the patients are excluded by some health insurers, according to. Also castigated many of them are discarded by some Social Security benefits called on health authorities to work to support patients. Read Article

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