Quito, Aug 14.- The Cuban product Heberprot-p, to cure complaints resulting from diabetes, is welcomed in Ecuador for the results reported by patients with treatment in this South American country.
With the title "Diabetic Foot can be Treated with Another Medicne", the newspaper El Telegrafo describes the effects of applying this chemical to avoid amputation of the lower extremities of those affected.
In Ecuador, the medicine is provided free in public hospitals in the provinces of Chimborazo, Santo Domingo, Azuay, Loja, Imbabura, Pichincha, Guayas and Manabi.
The medicine prevents complications of diabetic foot ulcers, that affects more than six percent of the national population, causes disability, and is one of the five most common complaints in this country.
The formula is based on Human Epidermal Growth Factor Recombinant Heberprot-p 75 and it was developed at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Cuba. (Radio Cadena Agramonte).