Colorado cities rank low for diabetes in new Gallup-Healthways report

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Known for having the lowest obesity rates in the nation, Colorado cities are also consistently ranked among the healthiest and most fit in the nation.

And it's also true when it comes to diabetes.

Boulder is the No. 1 metro for having the lowest instances of people with diabetes, according to Gallup-Healthways' 2016 report that looks at diabetes in U.S. states and communities. Just 4.9 percent of residents there have diabetes, and 16.4 percent are rated as obese.

The report analyzed 190 metro areas for instances of diabetes between Jan. 2 and Dec. 30 of 2015. It looked at the relationship between diabetes and obesity, comparing states and communities based on both their rates of diabetes, as well as their rates of obesity.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/2fMacgi

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