Poverty

Local August 18, 2021 | 1:02 pm

Dominican Republic: type 1 diabetes patients spend between 15 thousand and 57 thousand pesos a month

Santo Domingo.– Although there are no exact figures, it is estimated that in the Dominican Republic more than 27 thousand people would be living with type 1 diabetes, a metabolic condition in which your immune system destroys insulin-making cells in your pancreas (the so-called beta cells). Apart from the difficulties that this condition represents, these patients have to face the cost of tre