Map: The Troubling Spread of Diabetes Map: The Troubling Spread of Diabetes
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Map: The Troubling Spread of Diabetes

by Peter Smith

December 12, 2010

 

Keep in mind, Type II diabetes is a preventable disease, primarily associated with exercise and nutrition, and there's a strong correlation between the development of diabetes and obesity. When you check out the map, look at the Southeast, particularly Mississippi. And it's also worth noting that the highest rate per capita are American Indians, followed closely by Hispanics. 

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Map: The Troubling Spread of Diabetes