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INTERVIEW: U of M Research Looks to Tackle Growing Diabetes Figures

Updated: 07/21/2014 7:38 PM
Created: 07/21/2014 7:21 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

More than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The figure is 9.3 percent of the entire country. It's already a big number, but by 2050 the CDC thinks it could jump to one in every three Americans.

Doctor Elizabeth Seaquist from the University of Minnesota is a diabetes expert. She's stopped by KSTP to talk about her research and what needs to be done to stop or slow this upward trend.

Learn more about the research here.

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