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One in three Minnesotans has diabetes or shows early signs

Minnesota Public Radio takes an in-depth look at the devastating disease, which can lead to amputations, blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and stroke. More Minnesotans have diabetes, and the costs threaten to overrun the state's health system. But the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic have teamed up with the goal of finding a cure within ten years.
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Minnesota Public Radio takes an in-depth look at the devastating disease, which can lead to amputations, blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and stroke. More Minnesotans have diabetes, and the costs threaten to overrun the state's health system. But the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic have teamed up with the goal of finding a cure within ten years.

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