Diabetes in the Workplace: Prevalence, Cost, and Prevention


Diabetes in the Workplace: Prevalence, Cost and Prevention

Diabetes is a growing concern in American workforces

With over 34 million American adults diagnosed with diabetes and about 88 million with prediabetes, it is quickly becoming one of the most common chronic conditions. Diabetes costs the U.S. economy $327 billion in healthcare costs and $90 billion in lost productivity each year1. US employers are seeking out affordable and integrated offerings for their workforces to help prevent and manage diabetes and prediabetes. 

We invite you to join Gary Smithson, MD, MBA and Misa Nuccio, MPH in this webinar replay as they discuss the prevalence, impact, and cost of diabetes and the steps organizations should take to promote a healthy workforce. 

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Watch this webinar replay to learn:

  • The warning signs of prediabetes and diabetes
  • Why diabetes is a serious condition
  • Modifiable lifestyle behaviors that can reduce the risk of developing prediabetes and diabetes
  • Key findings from a landmark study on the impact of diabetes on American workers
  • How a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) can cut a person’s risk of developing diabetes in half

1. American Diabetes Association

Virgin Pulse is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Watch this webinar replay to receive 1 PDC.

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