Health & Fitness

December 6, 2010

Diabetes rates throughout the country

The Merced County age-adjusted percentage of adults diagnosed with diabetes in 2008 was 7.8 percent, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure rose from 6.3 percent in 2004.    Our neighboring county of Mariposa had a 7.1 percent in 2008, up from 6 percent in 2004.  

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