The CDC announces that rates of type 2 diabetes have nearly doubled overall in the last ten years,and more than doubled in states in the south and in Puerto Rico. Ten years ago, the average was around 5%; now it’s around 10%. No surprise: the rates closely track rates of obesity.
Next public appearance
My lecture is sponsored by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics and Society: ”Advocacy for Healthier Food Systems: From Clicks to Occupy.” 7:30 p.m. at Cubberley Auditorium. For more information, click here.