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Fernanda Zorrilla

Clinicas del Azucar

Fernanda Zorrilla Fernanda Zorrilla
“I saw an opportunity to improve the lives of diabetes patients throughout Mexico.”
Country
Mexico
Industry
Healthcare
Year selected
2013
partner
Javier Lozano
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Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Mexico, with 70,000 deaths attributable to the disease each year. Clínicas del Azúcar (Sugar Clinics) seeks to turn these alarming statistics around, offering specialized, affordable diabetes care to low to middle income patients who otherwise would go under- or untreated. With its one-stop shop model, Clínicas has reduced patients’ annual costs by 75%, lowered their diabetes complication rates by 60%, and increased adherence to treatment by 1300%.

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