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Which Group Has The Highest Rate of Adult Onset (Type 2) Diabetes In The World?

Posted Nov 26 2009 10:01pm
It's the Tohono O'odham Native American tribe with an incidence rate pushing 70%. The majority of the tribe can be found on a reservation in southwestern Arizona.

The most interesting piece of information? No one in the tribe was diabetic before 1960, but that's when they began to move away from "traditional foods".

Interestingly, there are at leastten McDonald'swithin 10-12 miles of the TohonoO'odham "Gaming Authority" headquarters.

The full article ishere.

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