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Diabetes, obesity increased in L.A. County
Los Angeles Times

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.

The age-adjusted adult diabetes rate increased from 6.6% to 9.1% between 1997 and 2007, according to the new report, “Trends in Diabetes: A Reversible Public Health Crisis.”