How to fight diabetes with better policy:
People who make $15,000 or less are three times more likely to have diabetes than people who make $50,000 or more, regardless of race.
End junk food subsidies
Between 1985 and 2010 the price of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup dropped 24%, while the price of fresh fruits and vegetables rose 39%.
Do 4 things to cut your risk of diabetes by 93%:
The lowest rates of Type 2 diabetes in the world occur in populations consuming a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Overweight people walking 150 minutes a week can reduce the risk of developing diabetes by nearly 60%.
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