West Virginia County Is Diabetes Capital of U.S.

Residents of Logan County Know Risks of Diabetes, but Have a Hard Time Changing Diet

All 10 siblings in the Blankenship family have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, or adult-onset diabetes. On the left is Norville Blankenship. Tammy Maynard is seated in the wheelchair. Ranny Blankenship is crouching in the foreground; his brother Arlen is directly behind him. Collapse
(Courtesy Blankenship family)

The other night I was watching ABC News Nightline – Diabetes Special. (Wooow…) as a nursing student this was very intriguing and I’m telling everyone who views this to spread awareness as EVERYONE of us knows at least ONE individual who is affected by diabetes mellitus.
YES you can actually DIE from diabetes.

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