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The city of Santo Domingo has a new private center specializing in diabetes, obesity. President Luis Abinader attended the inauguration of the Diabetes, Obesity and Specialties Medical Center (CEMDOE) in San Gerónimo neighborhood in the capital city. The center is located on a 20,000 square meter lot and has 42 consulting rooms. It houses 24 medical specialties.

Mariela Vicini, founder of the center, explained the center seeks to contribute to the wellbeing and health of patients who suffer from the serious sequels of diabetes. “I joined forces a little more than 10 years ago with Dr. Pedro Mena, to create a social support plan through a foundation,” said the founder of CEMDOE. She explained the center focuses on the welfare of the patient and family nucleus and is oriented to both the prevention and cure of those with diabetes.

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