ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 23, 2008
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(Washington: Lisa Stark) The increase of cases of diabetes examined; scenes shown from the diabetes clinic at the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital; details given about the annual medical cost, about the link of Type 2 diabetes to obesity and the role of weight loss surgery in combatting the disease. [Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Dr. William RUSSELL- comments on the epidemic.] [American Diabetes Assn. Ann ALBRIGHT- cites the significance of the numbers.] [Massachusetts General Hospital diabetes center director Dr. David NATHAN- cites the medical symptoms.] [George Washington University Hospital Dr. Arthur FRANK- comments on managing diabetes.]
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