NYC Food by the Numbers: Diabetes in New York City
Like so many other parts of the world, New York City is in the midst of an epidemic of diet-related diseases. Among the conditions that have been related to diet are heart diseases, hypertension, stroke and cancer. But no health condition is more dependent on diet that Type II diabetes. CDC director Tom Frieden, the former Commissioner of Health in New York City once observed that diabetes follows obesity as night follows day. Below are some of the numbers about diabetes in New York City.