The Diabetes BELT

May 2013
Diabetes Forecast;May2013, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p42
The article discusses significance of region and climate on one's health and discusses varying risk for diabetes in different counties of the U.S. It offers information on "diabetes belt," which is a region in the country where people have higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes as compared to other regions of the country and states that the "diabetes belt" comprises of 644 counties in 15 states. It also presents a map depicting the regions where maximum number of diabetics are found.


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