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New diabetes center coming to St. Regis Mohawk Reservation

Hogansburg, New York - April 7, 2011

Diabetes patients on New York's St. Regis Mohawk Reservation will soon have a new place to go for treatment.

The reservation has just received a $600,000 federal grant to build a new diabetes treatment center. Construction on the 15,000 square foot facility will begin this summer.

An estimated 16 percent of American Indians have diabetes.

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