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Diabetes (1989)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-05-14

Duration: 00:08:57

Subjects: Health | Diabetes


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Johnson, Minnie Interviewee
  • Cockern, Doris Interviewee
  • Henry, Betty Interviewee
  • Hull, Mona Interviewee


This segment from the May 14, 1989, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s report on diabetes. She interviews three women with diabetes, Minnie Johnson, Doris Cockern, and Betty Henry, who discuss living with the disease. Masingale also interviews Mona Hull, a certified diabetes educator at the Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who discusses the risk factors for diabetes and managing the disease.