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Biomedical Research Education
Program of Puerto Rico
(BREP)



COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Ms. Odalis García presents the comic "Diabetes Danger" to patients at the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus




COMMUNITY OUTREACH
BREP JOINS EFFORTS WITH THE PEDIATRIC DIABETES CLINIC OF THE MEDICAL SCIENCES CAMPUS

At the request of Dr. Lilliam González-Pijem, Director, Pedicatric Diabetes Clinic, BREP Staff shared with pediatric patients at the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at the Medical Sciences Campus and their relatives the comic book "Diabetes Danger". The comic book served as an educational tool for explaining the disease and teaching how to control blood sugar levels and minimize the complications associated with the diabetic condition. Approximately 25 patients and relatives participate in the clinic weekly. The BREP Program is proud to be a part of this effort to educate the public regarding a disease that affects so many persons in Puerto Rico.

Dr. González-Pijem utilizes the comic book Diabetes Danger to help patients understand the disease and how to prevent complications
Dr. González-Pijem utilizes the comic book "Diabetes Danger" to help patients understand the disease and how to prevent complications.

Twins at the Diabetes Clinic read with fascination the adventures of the BioMedical Twins, Rita and Rick
Twins at the Diabetes Clinic read with fascination the adventures of the BioMedical Twins, Rita and Rick.





Contact Information:

Emma Fernandez-Repollet, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Biomedical Research Education Program of Puerto Rico
Biomedical Building No. 1, Suite 295
GPO Box 365067
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-5067
Telephone: (787) 764-7074
Fax: (787) 274-1639
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