East Texas Project EXPORT Center seeks input from people with diabetes

Monday, February 14, 2005

The East Texas Project EXPORT Center is looking for people with diabetes who want to share their experiences and challenges about this serious disease. The EXPORT Center is searching for better ways to fight diabetes and related diseases.

If you have diabetes and would like to participate in a focus group discussion about diabetes, please call (903) 877-7704 or (903) 593-8311, ext. 2345.

What is EXPORT?
EXPORT stands for Centers of Excellence in Partnerships for Community Outreach, Research on Health Disparities, and Training. The EXPORT Center is a joint effort between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and Texas College. A $1.1 million, three-year grant from the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the National Institutes of Health, funds the EXPORT Center.

The EXPORT Center focuses on research, outreach, and the mentoring of minority faculty and students at Texas College. It also supports educational training efforts to improve the diagnosis and treatment of people with diabetes in medically underserved populations in East Texas.

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