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Diabetes rates rocket in Oklahoma, South

...diabetes.Not surprisingly, Mississippi - the state with the largest proportion of residents who are obese - has the highest diabetes rate. Nearly 12 percent of Mississippians say they have diabetes, compared to the national average of 7 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-11-16/diabetes-rates-rocket-oklahoma-south
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Alaska Natives seek explanation for recent rise in cancer rates

...she said at the 60th American Chemical Society Northwest Conference. "Why do we have cancer? Why do we have high diabetes?" Larson, who works for Alaska Community Action on Toxins, and others say the anecdotal evidence linking sickness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062105/sta_20050621024.shtml
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SEARHC offers Lifestyle Balance classes in Sitka

...lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes by as much as 58 percent. Alaska Natives and American Indians have some of the highest diabetes rates in the world. Because of these staggering statistics, the SEARHC Lifestyle Balance Program was established...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-08/searhc-offers-lifestyle-balance-classes
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