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Diabetes Spike


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The rate of new cases of type 2 diabetes has nearly doubled in the United States in the last decade, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control. We look at the reasons for the increase, and find out about new treatment and prevention methods.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Dr. Ed Gregg, chief of epidemiology at the Division of Diabetes Translation at the CDC
  • Dr. Hilary Seligman, assistant professor of medicine at UCSF
  • Dr. Karen Earle, medical director of the Center for Diabetes Services at the California Pacific Medical Center and assistant professor at UCSF

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