The Coming Diabetes Explosion: a by-product of America's obesity epidemic

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U-M expert recommends changes to reduce the likelihood of health problems associated with diabetes and obesity

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ANN ARBOR, MI - We hear it over and over again: America has a weight problem. But what we may not understand are the serious health risks that we begin to carry along with the extra pounds.

The fact is being overweight or obese also puts you at a very high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, which carries many significant health threats. The most serious of these health risks is heart disease

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