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Medical Professionals from Around Texas Gather for Diabetes Conference

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - The diabetes problem here in South Texas has been well documented. In fact, close to 70,000 people here in South Texas have adult diabetes.

Because of this, some of the leading medical professionals in the state when it comes to the disease are in Corpus Christi to take part in a two-day conference.

The Texas A&M University Coastal Bend Health Education Center organized the conference and the American Bank Center is hosting the event. More than 300 diabetes experts from around the state are learning the newest treatment and prevention plans when it comes to diabetes.

This is the 10th year the conference has been held.