In East Harlem, four times as many adults have diabetes as in the neighbouring Upper East Side. Meera Senthilingam meets the New Yorkers stopping poverty being a death sentence.
Audio producer: Meera Senthilingam
Fact checker: Laura Dawes
Editor: Mun-Keat Looi
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