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Diabetes hits home for many of us, with African Americans being twice as likely to develop this disease. As part of their in-depth report on obesity in the U.S. released earlier this month, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have compiled a list of the top 10 states where type 2 diabetes rates are the highest. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and more than 80 percent of people with diabetes are overweight or obese.

Take a look at the list below:

2013 Rankings

10. Delaware

Diabetes rate: 11.1%

9. Florida

Diabetes rate: 11.2%

8. North Carolina

Diabetes rate: 11.4%

7. Arkansas

Diabetes rate: 11.5%

6. Louisiana

Diabetes rate: 11.6%

5. Tennessee

Top 10 Diabetes States  was originally published on blackdoctor.org

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