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Diabetes, obesity increased in L.A. County

Nov 5, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
The adult diabetes rate went from 6.6 % to 9.1% between 1997 and 2007, according to a report that draws on the Los Angeles County Health Survey, an annual telephone poll. Obesity rate rose from 14.3% to 22.2%.

Both diabetes and obesity have increased across Los Angeles County in recent years, according to a report released Thursday by the county's Department of Public Health and the American Diabetes Assn. of Los Angeles.

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