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U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports
U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports

After growing steadily for nearly two decades, the rate of Type 2 diabetes among American adults appears to have stalled, according to a comprehensive new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC team said the plateau may be a downstream effect of another positive trend: a stabilization of obesity rates in the U.S. first seen in 2003 and 2004. However, the metabolic disorder continues to spread among African Americans and Latinos, researchers report in Wednesday's edition of the Journal of the American Medical Assn. And among Americans ages 20 to 44 and those with a high school education or less, the likelihood of a diabetes diagnosis is...

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