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Q: Why do you feel that diabetes hasbecome a leading health risk in America today?
A: Why diabetes has become a leading health risk in America today? Answer: It is estimated that almost 8 percent of Americans have some form of diabetes. [ What's even more worrying is that the number of people with diabetes is on the rise not just in the United States, but all over the world. Factors Researchers believe that the following factors play a role in the increase: The baby-boomer
population is aging, and your chances of developing diabetes increases with age. The Hispanic population is one of the fastest-growing segments of the United States population, and Hispanics are at increased risk of developing diabetes. Americans are becoming increasingly overweight and physically inactive, both known risk factors for diabetes. ]
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