Presentation of a project of the Mobile Diabetes Center, which is to be created in the network of the program for the Research of Diabetes Complications, is to take place today outside the Presidential Hotel in Moscow. The presentation of the center was organized by the Diabetic Center of the RF Health Ministry, the Endocrinology Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Health of the Nation public movement, and the Danish company Novo Nordisk, the largest insulin supplier to Russia. The event is dedicated to the World Diabetes Day, November 14.
This action marks the beginning of an unprecedented expedition of Russia’s best endocrinologists to study to what extent complications caused by diabetes are spreading in the country. They will also examine the effectiveness of therapy and of new technologies introduced in diagnostic, treatment, and prophylaxis of the disease. The doctors will do the expedition in a special trailer equipped with modern medical equipment.
Journalists invited to the presentation of the mobile center will see the trailer itself and the capacities of the equipment installed inside.
Translated by Maria Gousseva
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