Obesity rate will hit record high by 2020, study says

11/17/2011 | NPR.org

Eighty-three percent of men and 72% of women in the U.S. are expected to become overweight or obese by 2020, a study found. Researchers said women's cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes are set to increase, from 6.3% to 8.3% and 37% to 44%, respectively. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association.

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