Diabetes: Half the state at risk; Preventable with diet and exercise
Disabling and costly, diabetes is a drain on Kentucky’s people, its health care system and its economy. What’s worse, efforts to contain this chronic disease aren’t working: Diabetes is 50 percent more prevalent in Kentucky today than it was in 1994. The article was published in the Fall 2002 issue of Rural Health Update, a quarterly publication of the Kentucky Rural Health Association.