Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. In the U.S., about every 1 in 11 adults is living with diabetes, and 1 in 3 U.S. adults has prediabetes, the majority of whom are undiagnosed. Employers have a vested interest in helping employees improve their lifestyle choices to avoid the onset of diabetes. Annually, diabetes leads to 15 million missed work days, 150 million days of poorer work performance, and 107 million days lost to unemployment disability.
The good news is that many people with prediabetes can prevent the onset of diabetes with very slight lifestyle modifications. Come learn about programs you can implement at your business to help employees identify their risk for diabetes and take steps to lessen that risk.