Prevalence of Obesity and Diabetes in the US 1994-2004

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2009-10, an estimated 68% of the U.S. Population was considered obese or overweight.

The high prevalence of obesity is a concern, because it increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease.

Diabetes can be helped by exercise

Source: University of Louisville.  It's become worse since then.....

Exercise can can benefit Diabetes patients