January 23, 2012

Diabetes rate growing rapidly in Minnesota,


The worldwide diabetes epidemic is taking a huge toll in Minnesota. One-third of all adults in the state either have diabetes or are pre-diabetic, with blood glucose levels that are higher than normal. Over the past 15 years, the number of Minnesotans with diabetes has grown so fast that state health officials describe the disease as a juggernaut threatening to overwhelm the state’s health care system. Additional coverage: Grand Forks Herald, INFORUM (N.D.)

Austin Daily Herald (AP), 1/22/2012

Tags: Endocrinology / Diabetes, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Partnership

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