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Type 1 diabetes among underserved youth in the Dominican Republic Nicolas Cuttriss, MD, MPH, FAAP Pediatric Endocrinologist & Diabetes Specialist Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board; AYUDA Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Presenter Disclosures  Board Member: AYUDA Background: Dominican Republic  Population ~ 10Million  Upper-middle income country  ~40% below national poverty rate  ~2% below $1.25/day Background: T1D in Youth S
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  Type 1 diabetes among underserved youth in the Dominican Republic   Nicolas Cuttriss, MD, MPH, FAAP Pediatric Endocrinologist & Diabetes Specialist Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board; AYUDA  Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences University of Miami Miller School of Medicine  Presenter Disclosures  Board Member: AYUDA  Background: Dominican Republic  Population ~ 10Million  Upper-middle income country  ~40% below national poverty rate  ~2% below $1.25/day  Background: T1D in Youth Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  Promedia: Ministry of Health supported program via pediatric hospital in Santo Domingo (Hospital Infantil Doctor Robert Reid Cabral)  243 children with T1D (~2 to 6 visits per year)  Insulin: NPH/Regualr (90%) or Lantus/Regular (10%)  Blood glucose testing: meter + 3 BG strips per day  Limited/no support staff and education team  Pediatric hospital has unique collaboration with Aprendiendo a Vivir (AAV)
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