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LA Times Today: In South L.A., a legacy of limbs lost to diabetes tells a larger story
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LA Times Today: In South L.A., a legacy of limbs lost to diabetes tells a larger story

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

It’s devastating for any hospital patient to hear these words from a doctor: “Sorry, we’ll have to amputate.”

But in one Los Angeles neighborhood it’s a diagnosis that’s become overwhelmingly too common.

L.A. Times projects reporter, Joe Mozingo joined us with more.

And one important note — this story contains photos of amputated limbs.