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Sisters Battle Navajo Nation's Diabetes Epidemic

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Sisters Battle Navajo Nation's Diabetes Epidemic

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Sisters Battle Navajo Nation's Diabetes Epidemic

Sisters Battle Navajo Nation's Diabetes Epidemic

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One in four Native Americans is diabetic — that's three times the national average. Among Navajos, the percentage is even higher and diabetes affects everyone on the reservation in some way. Leda Scott and her sister are trying to help those dealing with diabetes.

Daniel Kraker from member station KNAU reports.