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New York Gets Serious about Tracking Diabetes

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In a few days, New York City begins tracking diabetics' health by requiring most of the city's medical labs to report the results of a blood-glucose test. It will be the first time any level of American government has tracked a chronic disease, as opposed to infectious ones. Guests take a closer look at New York's new program and how diabetes affects some groups, such as Native Americans, more acutely.


Dr. Thomas Frieden, New York City health commissioner

Craig Vanderwagen, chief medical officer, Indian Health Service



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