New York City food carts would also be affected by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban sugary drinks 16 oz. and larger. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Bloomberg's Sugary Drink Ban May Not Change Soda Drinkers' Habits

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Karlton Hill, 15, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 12. He works hard to manage the disease: He jogs and does pushups every day; he takes metformin is very careful about what he eats. Leslie Capo/LSU Health Sciences Center hide caption

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A Dire Sign Of The Obesity Epidemic: Teen Diabetes Soaring, Study Finds

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It's not clear if diet soft drinks are the healthiest choice. ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Advice For Diet Soda Lovers: Skip The Chips

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Study Warns Of Autism Risk For Children Of Obese Mothers

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Treat, Even Reverse, Diabetes

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Studies show that friends and family gain weight — and lose weight — together. Sean Locke/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Gain Together, Lose Together: The Weight-Loss 'Halo' Effect

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Diet Drug Qnexa Gets Thumbs-Up From FDA Panel

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The Big Squeeze: Calif. Weight Loss Clinics Under Investigation

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The FDA hasn't approved a new weight-loss drug since 1999. In the meantime, Americans' waistlines have continued to grow. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Weight-Loss Drugs Face High Hurdles At FDA

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A tax proposal on the table in Massachusetts could discourage sugar consumption a bit by making sugary foods more expensive. Umberto Salvagnin/Flickr hide caption

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Could Taxes Or Food Stamp Restrictions Tame America's Sweet Tooth?

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Americans eat about 31 pounds of cheese per person each year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Billboards Slather On The Guilt With Anti-Cheese Campaign

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