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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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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Ritu Marwah, a participant in the 2020 California Fellowship. 
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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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