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Trib Talk: Diabetes is Utah's sixth leading cause of death

Published November 19, 2013 9:41 pm
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More than 135,000 Utahns are living with diabetes while another 47,000 don't realize they have the disease.

On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., we'll talk about Utah's sixth leading cause of death with Laura Western of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Utah chapter, and filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie. A free public screening of Mackenzie's new documentary, "Sugar Babies," will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Salt Lake City's Main Library, 210 E. 400 South.

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