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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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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Ritu Marwah, a participant in the 2020 California Fellowship. 
Picture of Sarah Gantz
A reporter learns to diversify her tactics to find more diverse families for a series on the rise of Type 1 diabetes.
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Families such as the Stewarts rely on a health care system that is overwhelmingly white and has historically treated patients of color poorly.
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Philadelphia families grapple with a medical mystery: Why is this chronic condition rising so quickly in children of color?
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Since he lost his housing and began living on the streets in 2010, Theo Henderson has found it challenging to manage his Type 2 diabetes. Having so little control over his environment, it’s extremely difficult to follow any sort of routine, which is something diabetes patients say is key in helping
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Data shows children in Merced County are three times more likely to be obese than the average California kid.
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No one in Venancio Martinez’s family had ever had the disease. He remembers feeling relatively good in its early stages and did not feel the need to go to the doctor to check himself regularly.
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This article was produced as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship.
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Susana Castro’s arms are deformed, bruised and mangled. At 67-year-old native of Mexico City has suffered from diabetes since she was 40. She now requires three hours of dialysis treatment every third day, or else she will die.

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