Blood Sugar Rising

Laura - Meigs County, OH

The lead community health worker in Meigs County, Ohio, Laura Grueser admits she didn’t really understand “what the big deal was” until she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. She decided that living a healthier lifestyle was an important example to set for her patients. As she travels around this rural Appalachian region, she works to educate her clients and neighbors on managing their diabetes.

Laura - Meigs County, OH

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