News about diabetes turns sour

editorial

We knew that an addiction to sugar and other bad foods was causing Americans to put on weight faster than ever, and now researchers have found that diabetes, one of the fallouts of poor diet and lack of exercise, has reached alarming new levels, too.
A recent study by UCLA says more than half of all residents in Ventura and Los Angeles counties have been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes. In Ventura County, the study estimates 6 percent of the population has the disease and another 47 per...

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