UNM receives $6.4M for diabetes care expansion

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center has received $6.4 million to expand diabetes care.

The grant was announced Monday for UNM’s project Echo, a program that links community-based clinics with UNM specialists to treat patients with complex conditions.

The university says the grant will be used to pilot a program which aims to provide greater access to medical issues like complex diabetes care, especially among publicly insured and uninsured patients.

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