Assimilation may put Mexican-American children at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

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Mexican-American children who assimilate into American culture are more likely to be at high risk for Type 2 diabetes than children who do not, a study has concluded. A national study projects a 49 percent increase in adolescents with Type 2 diabetes by 2050, and 50 percent of those cases are expected to be Hispanic.