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Blood Sugar Rising

Laura - Meigs County, OH

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The lead community health worker in Meigs County, Ohio, Laura Grueser admits she didn’t really understand “what the big deal was” until she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. She decided that living a healthier lifestyle was an important example to set for her patients. As she travels around this rural Appalachian region, she works to educate her clients and neighbors on managing their diabetes.

Aired: 04/15/20 | Rating: NR

A Production of Structure Films for WGBH. With funding from: Draper, The Russell Berrie Foundation, Sami Inkinen, through the Inkinen Family Donor-Advised Fund, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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