Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 13th, 2004
The study, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Mexico Secretariat of Heath (SSA), and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), showed that almost 16% of border residents suffer from type 2 diabetes. The national rate in Mexico is 14.9% and in the U.S. it is 13.9% of the population.
In addition, 74% of men and 70% of women living along the border are...
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