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Johns Hopkins Finds Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Rates Nearly Double Over the Past Two Decades

Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge. The researchers also found that the burden of the disease has not hit all groups equally, with alarming increases in diabetes in Blacks, Hispanics and the elderly.