TITLE

Obesity contributes to record rise of diabetes in U.S

PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Jet;12/08/97, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control indicating that diabetes has increased significantly between 1958 and 1997. Factors contributing to this rise; Obesity; Lack of exercise; Age.
ACCESSION #
9712095160

 

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