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Teen health advocate from Guthrie is diagnosed with diabetes

Mason Harvey, 13, of Guthrie, OK, heralded for losing weight and promoting a healthy lifestyle, will now advocate for diabetes awareness and care, said his mother. Harvey, who lost 85 pounds in 2011, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes Saturday.

BY ZEKE CAMPFIELD Published: January 8, 2013

A Guthrie teen who became a poster child for weight loss after dropping 85 pounds two years ago is now facing an unexpected health hurdle — diabetes.

Mason Harvey, 13, was...
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