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posted 07/29/2019
In Philadelphia, the number of black children under age 5 diagnosed with type 1 diabetes has shot up 220% since the mid-1980s — and no one knows why.

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In Philadelphia, the number of black children under age 5 diagnosed with type 1 diabetes has shot... more »
posted 07/29/19

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A reporter learns to diversify her tactics to find more diverse families for a series on the rise of Type 1 diabetes.
Families such as the Stewarts rely on a health care system that is overwhelmingly white and has historically treated patients of color poorly.
Philadelphia families grapple with a medical mystery: Why is this chronic condition rising so quickly in children of color?