Disturbing Diabetes Forecast Linked to Obesity

Up to one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050 unless something is done to curb unhealthy lifestyle trends in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Friday. A new CDC report predicts that the number of new diabetes cases each year will increase from eight per 1,000 people in 2008, to 15 per 1,000 in 2050. Currently, diabetes affects one in 10 U.S. adults, but government health officials say the aging population, as well as an increase in...Full Story
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