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Cuba markets diabetes ulcer treatment to U.S.

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CUBA (NBC) -- Cuban scientists are working to market a product to the United States they say would vastly improve the lives of some with diabetes.

Heberprot - P is a medication intended to treat diabetic foot ulcers.  That condition puts patients at risk of amputation.

Cuban researchers say they've tested it on more than 2,000 patients, and have offered the treatment to 18 pharmaceutical companies in the U.S.
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