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Inactivity linked to obesity, diabetes; highest in South
USA Today

The new survey by diabetes and obesity researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reflects data collected from 3,141 U.S. counties, from adults who report no physical activity or exercise outside of their jobs. It is the third in a series of county-focused reports by the CDC; the first two looked at diabetes and obesity rates, says Ann Albright, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Diabetes Translation.