Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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Type 2 Diabetes Rising In California

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Rates of type 2 diabetes have skyrocketed across California and prevention methods are not keeping up. The state is spending $27 billion on treatment for the illness as 46 percent of Californians are now considered pre-diabetic. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention runs a national diabetes prevention program.

A number of non-profits have taken the issue head on with innovative campaigns as they face opposition from soda companies lobbying against taxes on sugary drinks. CALMatters Reporter Elizabeth Aguilera has the story.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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