Employers Focus on Prediabetes

1 in 3 employees may have prediabetes. As their employer, you can help.

More than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and 1 out of 3 adults has prediabetes. Employers can play a significant role in helping their employees delay or manage diabetes—while also helping reduce the estimated $245 billion spent yearly on direct medical costs and time lost from work.

Resources:

  1. Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit for Employers
  2. Business case examples (PPT and Mac versions)
The CDC Workplace Health Resource Center (WHRC) features a growing number of diabetes-related resources that you can use to help your employees delay or manage their diabetes.
You’ll find information about how to:

On the Job with the National Diabetes Prevention Program

Healthier, happier, more productive employees: how the National DPP “works at work.”

Other information can be found at Healthiest Maryland Businesses