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The High Cost of Metabolic Syndrome in the Workplace

metabolic syndrome; insulin resistance; employee well-being; employee wellness programs; high risk programming; corporate wellness

The Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in the Workplace You may have heard about metabolic syndrome, a condition that more than 50 million Americans have been diagnosed with, but do you understand what it is and how it is affecting your cost as an employer? What is Metabolic Syndrome? It is a condition that has become

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Workplace Wellness Programming for High Risk Employees

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Workplace Wellness Programming for High Risk Employees Over the last fifty years activity levels have decreased and obesity rates have continued to increase for today’s workforce. Chronic diseases like obesity are among the most common and most costly of all health problems. In most cases, less than 10 percent of the total employees in a

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Health Literacy: Why Your Employees Need Regular Health and Wellness Education

education, healthcare costs, health literacy, worksite wellness, well-being

Health Literacy: Why Your Employees May Need Regular Health and Wellness Education “Education is the most powerful tool which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela A well-rounded employee wellness program should include multiple teaching opportunities that will empower employees to better prevent and /or manage health risks. There are many ways to achieve this,

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