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A Disease on the Rise: More Than Half of California Adults Are Affected by Diabetes—and the State Is Doing Little to Prevent It

A teenage girl walks the hardscrabble streets of Richmond, a Bay Area city, rapping about the challenges of drugs, violence—and diabetes. Here, she says, big dreams are “coated in sugar,” and innocence is “corrupted with Coke bottles and Ho Ho cupcakes.” She’s performing in a video by a local youth group that counts diabetes—a national […]