More than 36 million Americans have diabetes. Ninety percent or more have type II diabetes, which has become a major health crisis, contributing to high rates of obesity and cardiovascular disease. 

Melissa Magwire, Program Director at the Cardiometabolic Center Alliance, founded by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, talks about why diabetes is a population health problem and a unique program at Saint Luke's that is helping patients across the nation. 


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