Having Diabetes in a Middle-Income Country


  • Diego Carrion Alvarez University of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Nallely Alejandra Obregon Perales University of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.




Diabetes, Low- and Middle-Income country


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Author Biographies

Diego Carrion Alvarez, University of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

Medical Student (5th year)

Nallely Alejandra Obregon Perales, University of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

Medical student (5th year)


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How to Cite

Carrion Alvarez, D., & Obregon Perales, N. A. (2019). Having Diabetes in a Middle-Income Country . International Journal of Medical Students, 7(3), 97–99. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2019.423