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Endocrinologist implores New Mexicans to get diabetic tests

Furhana Afrid

A recent study from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that few Hispanics and Mexican Americans are getting screened for diabetes. That concerns diabetes experts in New Mexico, a majority-minority state, where many residents face a higher risk of the disease. Mark Burge, MD, a professor in the UNM School of Medicine, explains why.