|By Edward Stauch /Wlm Schultze*|
DOH said it was going to end payments for the treatment, calling it unproven and saying other treatments were available.
State Sen. Kevin Parker (D-Park Slope, East Flatbush) and Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix Ortiz (D-Red Hook, Sunset Park) told reporters that the issue is important to Brooklyn residents because the largest percentage of patients using this treatment live in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn suffers from disproportionate diabetes.
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*Illustration courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine.
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