Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Elizabeth Meyer, a registered dietitian at Sanford Health in Fargo, tests her blood sugar level as part of a daily regimen to control her diabetes. Helmut Schmidt / The Forum

US diabetes rates rise sharply, but ND, Minnesota among states with lowest prevalence of disease

Email News Alerts

FARGO - Diabetes rates jumped across the United States between 1995 and 2010, according to recently released data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

Advertisement

But northern-tier states, including North Dakota and Minnesota, are still among those with the lowest prevalence of the disease - if only because residents are not caught in a "culture of obesity," a local expert said.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness