Diabetes on the Rise in the US


By Molly Clifton


Here in Alabama and across the deep south the rate is booming.

Doctors say the obesity epidemic is a major reason for the increase.

The number of Americans with diabetes is skyrocketing across the nation.

The Centers for Disease Control says since 1995 cases jumped 50 percent in 42 states, and 100 percent or more in 18 states.

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