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Thursday, March 8, 2007

Screening helps kids get jump on diabetes

Tracey Brown gives her daughter, Samantha, a shot of insulin during a skating workout at the Everett Events Center. Samantha, 10, dismisses the several daily tests and insulin injections as "no big deal at all." "If I handle [type 1 diabetes] right, I know I can have a normal life," she says.