Point-of-care testing

Fighting Diabetes on the Texas-Mexico border

Point-of-Care Testing Helps to Minimize Diabetes’ Devastating Effects
3 min
Diana Smith
Published on June 21, 2017
In San Juan, Texas, 20 miles from the border of Mexico, diabetes is a serious health problem. Read how point of care testing helps in fighting diabetes.
Wickwire, MD, is on the front line in fighting diabetes on the Texas-Mexico border.

Brian Wickwire, MD, internal medicine physician

Wickwire and his team offer diabetes tests with real-time point of care testing at a Mexican-style market.
Point of care testing allows diabetes tests in the flea market near the Texas-Mexico border.

By Diana Smith
Diana Smith is a writer specializing in medical topics. She is based in Liberty Hill, Texas, USA.