Thursday, March 23, 2023

They provide digital sensors for measuring glucose to minors with diabetes.

Haremi Reyes/Quadratin Jalisco

Zapopan, Jl., February 1, 2023. – As part of the public policy We are one and we will be fine, 98 digital sensors were distributed to minors living with type 1 diabetes, in the day center located in the municipality of Zapopan. An investment of 10 million pesos and with the aim that it is not necessary for them to have to wipe their fingers 300 times a month to measure their glucose.

The event was chaired by Jalisco’s governor, Enrique Alfaro, who said it is unheard of that the federal government does not cover basic drugs like insulin or this type of technology that keeps them from getting cut all the time.

“To the extent that there is progress in all corners of Jalisco on the issue of diagnosis and identification of people who have this disease, we will not spare a peso, we are going to allocate the money that is needed to guarantee While this program reaches every child with type 1 diabetes, we will not stop until this becomes a universal access policy.

The day center’s director, Maria Elena Mota Oropeza, explained that the place provides medical, nutritional and physical activity support to 200 minors with the aim of controlling their glucose levels, and expressed regret that there are similar cases in other parts of the country. Where girls and boys are dying due to non-availability of insulin for months.

Health Secretary, Fernando Peterson Aranguran, said that by undertaking a case-detection of type 1 diabetes, they have already identified 675 patients in the state, who receive comprehensive care at the Day Center in Zapopan and the Rosales Health Center in Tlaquepaque. We do. But the rest of Jalisco’s municipalities are excluded from being part of this comprehensive policy.

98 glucose measurement sensors were distributed to children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1). Beneficiaries will receive training and follow-up on their health status.

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