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Insider: There’s an epidemic of Black Americans losing their legs and feet to diabetes. A doctor in Mississippi knows how to end it.

Aug 7, 2020

Linda Amos had to get one of her ten toes cut off last year, but it could’ve been much worse if she’d never met Dr. Foluso Fakorede.

Amos and Fakorede live in the Mississippi Delta, America’s diabetes capital.

Living in the area, which has the lowest number of doctors per capita in the US, and even fewer cardiologists (like Fakorede), Amos is at high risk for a disease that could, if left untreated, lead to a major amputation.

Click here to read the full article on the Insider website. 

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