New York Times: Medical Care Alone Won’t Halt the Spread of Diabetes, Scientists Say

Now experts are calling for walkable communities, improved housing, and access to health care and better food, particularly in minority communities.

by Nashville General Hospital
NGH Food Pharmacy

The food pantry at Nashville General Hospital helps Arleen Hicks, 59, who is unemployed and has diabetes, prepare healthy dinners. For her first two meals of the day, she eats as cheaply as possible, usually knockoff toaster pastries that are filled with sugar, which she follows with two table- spoons of peanut butter to bring her blood sugar back down.

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