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Diabetes Rising in Kids- What Can Be Done?

A new study shows that diabetes is taking an even worse toll on America's youth than medical experts had realized. As obesity in children rises, so does the number of Type II Diabetes cases, and many parents don't know how to solve the problem.

KDKA AM's Larry and John talk to local nutritionist Kathy Gillen about how we can solve this problem. Kathy says the problem is all of the sugar in today's processed food. As an expert who counsels parents on nutrition, Kathy uses a technique that shows how many spoonfuls are in certain foods and drinks to illustrate what we are putting in our bodies.

For more information on Kathy's services, visit her website at


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