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Program Tries To Keep Diabetes In Check

October 25, 2010 10:02 a.m.

There is an epidemic of diabetes among American Indians. Health officials say more than 16 percent of American Indians have the disease, compared to just 9 percent in the general population. Left unchecked, diabetes can cause heart disease, blindness and even death. There's a special effort underway to control diabetes on North County's Rincon Indian Reservation.

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