Diabetes: DJ's Story (Video)

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Espanol ButtonDJ, 15, has been living with type 2 diabetes for 1½ years. In this video, he talks about what's surprised him about having diabetes, like how he enjoys fruit and vegetables more than the sugary, high-carb foods he once ate — and how he's helped his family make healthier choices too.



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