Locals forgo meds because of economy

With a part-time job, two medical conditions that need monitoring and no health insurance, Margie Holloway finally caught a break.

Because so many of the patients have diabetes, the medical mission and the local campus of the Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy have teamed up to provide additional care.

Dr. Mary Klein, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, spends half of every workday at the medical mission. She helps patients with diabetes monitor their illness and manage their medications.

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