Podcast: Shedding Light on Diabetes, the Rise in Prevalence and Improving Care

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About 38 million people in the United States have diabetes, and one in five of them don’t even know they have it.

In this episode of Illuminating Health, professor Carolina Noya discusses what’s contributing to the rise in type 2 diabetes in the United States, what groups are most impacted and a pilot program she is leading that is showing promising results for patients struggling with managing diabetes.

The guest host for this episode is Oluchi Okwu, a student in the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty.

Illuminating Health is the official UCSF School of Nursing podcast that sheds light on health and health care issues that affect our daily lives. Listen in to short conversations with today’s leading health experts. This episode is produced by Katherine Tam and Lisa Klope in the UCSF School of Nursing's Office of Communications.

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