Wednesday, August 20, 2014

CDC Study Projects 40 Percent of Americans Will Get Diabetes

Forty percent of Americans born between 2000 and 2011 will develop diabetes in their lifetimes, a sharp increase compared to previous generations, according to a study led by researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and published in The Lancet.  The study found that the risk is even higher for certain populations, including 45 percent of Black men and more than half of all Hispanics and Black women.  

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