In a little more than a decade, the adult diabetes rate in Wyoming has almost doubled. According to the Wyoming Department of Health, the state's diabetes rate among adults rose from 4.5 percent in 2001, to 8.6 percent in 2013.
Neil and Dirlene Wheeler have been traveling across the U.S. the last six months taking in the sights as they journey across the nation. Sheridan Media has been following their travels and this week, Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott caught up with them in southern Florida and brings us this story.
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