South Dakota faces it: Eat less, move more
December 3, 2012
by Jon Walker
Losers are the winners as South Dakotans struggle with their weight.
Almost two-thirds of state residents carry too many pounds, and almost half in that group are obese.
The numbers put South Dakota in the middle of a national epidemic where the struggles can be lonely and personal.
“I was dying,” said Tom DeVries, a retired phone company worker who needed a heart emergency to face his weight problem.
View the full story (some sites require registration)