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Many Young Men Now Have Insurance, But Will They See a Doctor?

Twenty-one-year-old Albert is a self-described transient who picks up odd jobs whenever possible. On this day in mid-July, he’s waiting to be picked up for day labor in Santa Ana.

Albert has a black spot on his foot that he knows could signal diabetes, an illness that runs in his family and forced his uncle to lose a leg.

He has read about the condition and switched to a plant-based diet as a result. But he doesn’t intend to see a doctor.