Juvenile Diabetes

    Earlier this week the National Institutes of Health announced the launch of a new center to study the role of genetics in health disparities. One focus will be diabetes. In Pennsylvania, researchers have been collecting data on racial disparities and juvenile diabetes for decades. Now their push is to find out why those differences exist. From WHYY’s health and science desk, Kerry Grens has more.

    Earlier this week the National Institutes of Health announced the launch of a new center to study the role of genetics in health disparities. One focus will be diabetes. In Pennsylvania, researchers have been collecting data on racial disparities and juvenile diabetes for decades. Now their push is to find out why those differences exist. From WHYY’s health and science desk, Kerry Grens has more.

    headphonesListen to the mp3 »

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal