Across the country, 24 million people are living with diabetes, and more than twice that are at risk. While it can be controlled through life style changes and medicine, a cure remains elusive. The problem is particularly acute in Cuyahoga County where about one in ten residents is diabetic. On The Sound of Ideas, why diabetes is becoming so common, why it's skewing younger, and what are the consequences for our society?
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