Inauguration – Diabetes Clinics


Today was the first day of the weekly diabetes clinics organized by Hospitalito Atitlán and funded by the World Diabetes Foundation. Victor Ramirez, project coordinator was there for the kick-off. The first clinic was a the Centro de Convergencia Panul, and will happen weekly until 2015. Tomorrow the Tuesday clinics in Pachichaj will begin and Wednesday in Xechivoy. Each patient receives information and a copy of the educational booklet. At the clinic their blood sugar level will be checked, vital signs, weight and a foot check. We hope that the information sessions will change lifestyle habits in Santiago Atitlán that have led to the rise in the disease.

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