Gina Ferazzi / LAT
Angie Ramos and best friend Maria Orozco read boys MySpace profiles at Angies home in East Los Angeles. When Angie, a busy Roosevelt High School student with a 4.0 grade-point average, was initially told that she had Type 2 diabetes, she reacted with shock and angst. Type 2 is the most common form of the disease, but until 1997, it was considered rare in people under 40. Now she has learned to cope with the disease and is doing well.
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