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NEARLY 24 MILLION AMERICANS of all ages have diabetes, with 1.6 million new cases diagnosed each year. For most sufferers, it's a chronic condition that largely can be managed through lifestyle and diet and until recently, supermarket retailers focused on the latter, by highlighting food products in their stores that were diabetic-friendly. Now, this group of special-needs shoppers is being directed

NEARLY 24 MILLION AMERICANS of all ages have diabetes, with 1.6 million new cases diagnosed each year. For most sufferers, it's a chronic condition that largely can be managed through lifestyle and diet — and until recently, supermarket retailers focused on the latter, by highlighting food products in their stores that were diabetic-friendly.

Now, this group of special-needs shoppers is being directed to the pharmacy, which is emerging as a comprehensive one-stop destination for medic

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