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Do You Live in “The Diabetes Belt?”

Posted on April 11, 2011 by 3 Comments

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diabetes beltIf you live in the Southeastern part of the United States, you’re smack in the middle of what experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have just dubbed “The Diabetes Belt.”

Researchers recently came up with the title after reviewing the rates of type 2 diabetes from across the United States. The results showed about 12 percent of those living in “The Diabetes Belt” had the illness, compared to the average of 8.5 percent nationwide.

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