At risk and didn't realize it: Diabetes life-changing diagnosis for Fargo man and his family
FARGO - Chris Stich had just shed 20 pounds and was beginning to regain a little of the athletic form he once exhibited in college on the rugby field.
Then, after his annual physical exam, Stich's doctor gave him a diagnosis that changed his life: You have diabetes.
"I was certainly devastated to find out," he says. He's well aware of the health risks and complications diabetics can face over time, including heart disease, kidney disease, stroke and vision problems.
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