Diabetes in Your Workplace: Prepare for the Future
Kris A. Haugen
Diabetes is a major driver of health care costs and productivity issues, costing U.S. businesses $4.4 billion in 2015, and expected to surge to $6.4 billion by 2020. Diabetes is bad for individuals and bad for business, resulting in 15 million missed work days in the U.S. workforce, 150 million days of poorer work performance and 107 million days lost to unemployment disability annually. In this presentation, you will learn about projections for diabetes, how diabetes impacts employee workforce productivity, what employers are doing to battle this issue, and resources available to assist worksites in improving outcomes of diabetes disease among their employees.
1. Identify the impact of prediabetes and diabetes to your workforce.
2. Gain understanding about the CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) efforts and other resources to help educate employees about prediabetes and diabetes to reduce their risk.
3. Implement a variety of methods of NDPP delivery in worksites and identify which method might be right for your employees.
4. Explore additional resources available at the state and national levels.
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