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Resource ID: #25879
Subject: Health
Source: KUOW
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Date: 2-1-2012

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Diabetes is an epidemic in the US. It's also a billion dollar industry. One of the most important aspects of diabetes care is a one-time use plastic strip that patients use to monitor their blood sugar. An investigation by KUOW Public Radio found that this little plastic strip is at the center of a million dollar grey market.

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