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One-on-One Approach Helps Diabetics Stay Healthy

A new study from Denmark shows that people with diabetes can turn their health around with the help of intensive one-on-one counseling about what they eat and how much they exercise. And a Pennsylvania health insurance plan offers exactly that kind of personal care to diabetics. Hear from NPR's Richard Knox and NPR's Joseph Shapiro.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.
Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.