Higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke in ‘food desert’

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/fcbDyDDKPjk/131105081527.htm

A study has examined the health impact of developing a grocery store in a low-income urban neighborhood on the east side of Indianapolis. Researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Marion County Public Health Department found that residents of the community have much higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and stroke than in other areas of Marion County.

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