Food stamps latest controversy – postscript.

I forgot to mention earlier today that another major problem among food stamp recipients is diabetes mellitus. Today, roughly 30 percent of overweight people have the disease and 85 percent of diabetics are overweight. This ailment is one of the most costly with regard to medical care. The total estimated cost of diagnosed diabetes is $245 billion, including $176 billion in direct medical costs and $69 billion in reduced productivity.


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