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One in five Indigenous Chamorros in the Northern Mariana Islands has diabetes, and the demand for dialysis is growing. But the only dialysis centers are on the capital island of Saipan.
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This story is part of a larger series called Diagnosis Diabetes, made possible with a grant from the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2022 Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems....
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Type 2 diabetes in children was rare 40 years ago, but not anymore, according to Dr. Jane Lynch, a professor of pediatric endocrinology at UT Health San Antonio.
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The number of dialysis centers in the islands is increasing to meet the need as more patients suffer from kidney failure.
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Texas has a law that requires the screening of school children for diabetes. But due to COVID-19, in recent years, those screenings aren't always happening.
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Texas Public Radio’s Yvette Benavides and David Martin Davies went to San Antonio’s Woodlawn Lake Park and talked to people about how diabetes is impacting their lives.
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Three of my relatives, all Mixteco farmworkers in California, died of COVID-19 last year. As we mourn, we wonder if diabetes played a role in their deaths.
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"Alimentar a Estados Unidos es esencial y quienes hacen ese trabajo también deben ser tratados como esenciales", asegura este líder comunitario mixteco que perdió a tres familiares diabéticos, después de que se contagiaron con el virus.
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A trio of reporters offer a masterful examination of the overuse, underuse and misuse of medical care in America.
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Tucked into truck stops with names like Jay Bros and Antelope Truck Stop Pronghorn, the ubiquitous dhaba serves the needs of the increasing numbers of Punjabi truckers across the U.S.

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