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Derrick Z. Jackson

When diabetics would prefer AIDS

By Derrick Z. Jackson
June 16, 2009

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The resources for diabetes are so little in Mbarara, Uganda, a rapidly growing city of 100,000, that the head of the diabetes clinic at Mbarara University Hospital said some patients think the unthinkable: "One diabetic patient told me she wished she had HIV because HIV treatment is free and she has to pay for insulin," he said. (Full article: 702 words)

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