November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Americans spend nearly $200 billion a year on obesity-related health costs. Wallethub did what it does best: ask a bunch of questions and crunch the numbers. They ain't pretty. Twenty-nine key metrics including: share of overweight/obese population, sugary-beverage consumption among adolescents, and more were considered.
The fattest state? Mississippi. The not-fattest? Utah. And what's eye-opening is this: 14-18 years is the reduction of life expectancy in the average person with Type 1 diabetes.
See where your state ranks.
P.S. We know this is horrible, but this story is making us want to devour a Popeye's Spicy Chicken Sandwich and a plate of nachos...
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