At the end of 2014 the index of the amputations was 4.9 %, while the previous year wraped up with 10.3 %.

Nevertheless it is essential to prevent the diabetic from going so far as to show such a complaint, by means of good habits and customs; in case of not presenting the injury, do not let it complicate; and of reaching that stage do not have to amputate, are the three intentions of the promoters, educators of the health and specialists linked with these patients.

For the use of the anti-diabetic drug Heberprot-P, obtained in Cuba and only one of its type in the world, within the reach of the Cubans and in a free way, the fact is that there can be planned intentions of so much dimension, something ensured by the Aylin Nordelo Valdivia, promoter of this medicine of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) of this city, commercialized in over 20 countries.

Over 49 000 diabetics were registered in Camagüey at the end of 2014, and about 50 % of these in the head municipality.

Translated by BA in English Language, Manuel Barrera Téllez

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