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Nov 15, 2017

Diabetes Association Now Has Branch in Corozal

Anthony Castillo

On Tuesday, we shared the staggering diabetes statistics. Latest numbers show that the disease is on the rise in Belize and that more than fifty-thousand persons are afflicted.  During World Diabetes Day activities, President of the Belize Diabetes Association Anthony Castillo said that all partners are needed to tackle diabetes. The association has been working across the country, and has expanded to open a branch in Corozal.


Anthony Castillo, President, Belize Diabetes Association

“The branch of the Belize Diabetes Association is being opened in Corozal. They get started today. It is being led by Miss Judith Mendez.”



“The services are the same?”


Anthony Castillo

“Basically the same service. They will continue to inform and educate and provide economically cost monitors and strips.”

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