Blood Sugar Rising

Blood Sugar Rising follows the diabetes epidemic in the U.S. Diabetes and pre-diabetes affect over 100 million people in the US, costing more than $325 billion each year. Blood Sugar Rising puts human faces to these statistics, exploring the history and science of the illness through portraits of Americans whose stories shape the film.

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A Production of Structure Films for WGBH. With funding from: Draper, The Russell Berrie Foundation, Sami Inkinen, through the Inkinen Family Donor-Advised Fund, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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Blood Sugar Rising: America's Hidden Diabetes Epidemic


Blood Sugar Rising is a PBS special that follows the diabetes epidemic in the U.S.

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Azúcar En Aumento–La Epidemia Oculta de Diabetes en los E.U.


Azúcar en Aumento es un especial sobre la epidemia de diabetes en los Estados Unidos.