Larry Brandwein is 56, a former special-ed teacher who lives in Brooklyn.
Jazmyne Robinson is a 15-year-old sophomore in high school from Fergusen, Missouri.
Stephanie Belser is a 58-year-old secretary in Baltimore.
Andy Shein, 44, lives in Bedford, Massachusetts and is an engineer.
Sandy Bumford, a 44-year-old medical assistant, lives in Athens, Michigan.
And Dan Pham, 38, a civil engineer, lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
They are in different decades of life. They are black, white and Asian, male and female. Different cities, different careers. And yet they all have Type II Diabetes.
The New York Times has put together a very compelling feature on their Health web page where you can see and hear the stories of these six diabetic patients. You'll learn how they found out they had diabetes, what warnings they had, and how they're handling it now:
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