A taco and soda too many: Mexico faces diabetes 'disaster' : News Photo

A taco and soda too many: Mexico faces diabetes 'disaster'

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Public health experts blame changes in lifestyle that have made Mexicans more obese than anywhere else on Earth except the United States. They attribute changes to powerful snack and soft drink industries, newly sedentary ways of living and a genetic heritage susceptible to diabetes, a chronic, life-threatening illness. (Heriberto Rodriguez/MCT via Getty Images)
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Public health experts blame changes in lifestyle that have made Mexicans more obese than anywhere else on Earth except the United States. They attribute changes to powerful snack and soft drink industries, newly sedentary ways of living and a genetic heritage susceptible to diabetes, a chronic, life-threatening illness. (Heriberto Rodriguez/MCT via Getty Images)
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November 14, 2012
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Public health experts blame changes in lifestyle that have made... News Photo 156758186Blame,Changing,Expertise,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Medicine,Medicine,Mexican Ethnicity,Mexico,Mexico City,Overweight,Public,USA,dfPhotographer Collection: Tribune News Service 2012 MCTPublic health experts blame changes in lifestyle that have made Mexicans more obese than anywhere else on Earth except the United States. They attribute changes to powerful snack and soft drink industries, newly sedentary ways of living and a genetic heritage susceptible to diabetes, a chronic, life-threatening illness. (Heriberto Rodriguez/MCT via Getty Images)