Diabetes & Sugary Soda

The Fresno Bee

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A study completed by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research with support from the California Center for Public Health Advocacy found that 31% of all Central Valley residents hospitalized in 2011 had Type 2 diabetes. Among Latinos, the percentage was 42.5%.

To help combat this disease, the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California and the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program urge our state legislators to pass SB 1000: The Beverage Warning Label Act.

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