New England Journal of Medicine - where you live affects diabetes and obesity

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 18:09.


Connect to the New England Journal of Medicine study led by Jens Ludwig here.  The study appears to confirm that inner city ghetto housing has a direct contribution to obesity and diabetes for the occupants.  

When I was in Baltimore a few years ago, I was involved at Johns Hopkins University - and in that neighbor hood of Baltimore there are not grocery stores - violent crime is too high so they can't sell groceries.   

Pretty pathetic, America.

No one living in the ghetto around the Hopkins campus could walk and buy green vegetables. 


Too dangerous to for any store proprietor to sell vegetables. 

A few gas stations with 4 inch thick lexan or tempered glass bullet proof cages for the att could dispense gas.  

That's about it.


Sound like Cleveland?

just a bit....

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