The 96th Street divide: Why There’s So Much Diabetes in Harlem

A mural painted on the wall of Our Lady Queen of Angels School.

A mural painted on the wall of Our Lady Queen of Angels School. (Photo: © Lauren Lancaster)

In East Harlem, four times as many people have diabetes as in the neighboring Upper East Side. Meera Senthilingam of Mosaic meets the New Yorkers stopping poverty from being a death sentence.

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