January 23, 2012

Diabetes a burden for patients and society


 …DECADE OF DISCOVERY But there's hope that the trajectory of diabetes in Minnesota can be reversed. A new partnership between Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota, called the Decade of Discovery, is working on ways to make diabetes management more tolerable for patients so they can stick with their treatment plan. It aims to improve patients' health and likely save money on avoidable complications…Dr. Victor Montori, a Mayo diabetes specialist, said diabetics might fare better if they could reclaim some of the time they lose to managing their disease. Additional coverage: Winona Daily News,

MPR News, by Lorna Benson, 1/16/2012

Tags: Endocrinology / Diabetes, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Partnership

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