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Learning To Cope With Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes runs in 15-year-old John Perrone’s family, but it was still a shock to his mother when John, an Eagle Scout, was diagnosed four years ago. He no longer needs insulin injections – he keeps his glucose under control with oral medication, combined with healthful eating and a lot of exercise. He has learned enough to want to help other kids adjust to the diagnosis.

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