Could Your Neighborhood Increase Your Risk For Diabetes?

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By Kathleen Blanchard RN for

Living in neighborhoods that aren’t walking friendly could contribute to diabetes risk, finds a new study from researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.

Neighborhoods designed with fewer residents, poorly connected streets and lack of available retail stores within 10 minutes are contributors to diabetes risk.

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