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June 26, 2007


Julie Campbell

Encouraging more fruits and vegetable consumption not only fights obesity and diabetes but it helps food allergy children also. This is an overlooked chronic disease that affects more children than diabetes. Most food allergic children can safely eat fruits and vegetables.

Alexis Kenne

Researchers estimate that about 10 percent of Americans will develop diabetes during their lifetime and about twice that number will develop a milder form of diabetes called impaired glucose tolerance, or pre-diabetes. Diabetes and pre-diabetes often do not present any symptoms until a complication arises, making the disease difficult for patients to detect.

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