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Diabetes Killed Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia: Lessons that Were Learned

Garcia's continued struggle

Photo: Grateful Dead - Jerry Garcia by Carl Lender.

Knowing he was going down, Garcia checked himself in into the Betty Ford Center in 1995. He stayed for two weeks and felt invigorated for a time. Garcia then checked into Serenity Knolls Treatment Center in Forest Knolls, California to continue drug addiction treatments.