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How sweet it isn't: Chicago candy maker suffers from type 2 diabetes

by LiLi Tan
July 19, 2012


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Mr. Kite's Dominick So named a candy after customer Bill Cosby. The "Bill Cosby Coconut" comes in white, milk and dark chocolate.

A Gold Coast candy legend is facing challenges he never expected. Dominick So has owned Mr. Kite’s chocolate shop for more than 20 years, and he now has type 2 diabetes. LiLi Tan talk ed to him about his struggle to control his sugar intake and how he wants to stay alive for his young son.