Megan Weinzierl was near the end of her shift guarding the maximum-security prison in Oak Park Heights when an alarm went off in a cell block. An inmate who had returned from solitary confinement was kicking at his cell door and yelling at corrections officers. Within moments, his neighbors joined in the ruckus.
ST. PAUL — Young adults with diabetes are struggling to manage their blood sugar levels, putting them at greater risk of ending up in the hospital than older adults, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The research, released Monday, Nov. 26, found young adults age 18 to 44 were more likely to have high blood sugar. They also are three to five times more likely than older adults to be hospitalized due to out-of-control blood sugar levels.