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Protecting Your Workforce from Obesity-related Complications of COVID-19

Millions of Americans—more than one third of the population—are obese. What many might not realize is that obesity is a serious risk factor for hospitalizations and complications from COVID-19. According to the Centers for …

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Preventing, Reversing, and Slowing the Progression of Chronic Disease in the Workplace through Dedicated Health Coaches

Chronic disease has become an epidemic in our country and is now the leading cause of death and disability. Research shows that 80% of healthcare cost are related to chronic …

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Newtopia Announces CDC Recognition

In spring of 2020, Newtopia was notified that the company had earned Full CDC recognition as an alternative curriculum for our diabetes prevention program from the United States Department of Health …

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Nine Opportunities to Optimize Your Health Benefits Programs

While we’re in the midst of a global pandemic, there’s another disease silently spreading around the country—one that costs employers millions in healthcare dollars and one that significantly reduces quality and length of life. We’re talking …

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Why Redesigning Your Benefit Programs During A Pandemic Might be a Smart Move

COVID-19 has brought many challenges to employers across the country, one of the most significant being an increase in costs. And those costs are expected to continue growing. Research by PWC suggests …

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5 Ways to Evaluate Your Employee Benefits Package

As summer approaches, many of us feel the familiar bite of the travel bug. This season is normally one of exploration and relaxation, with families …

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How Could Diabetes Impact the Health of Your Company?

The number of people living with diabetes doubled throughout the 1990s and 2000s, growing into a significant public health threat. About 30.3 million (9.4%) of Americans had diabetes according to the latest population surveys from …

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Diabetes and Your Heart: November is National Diabetes Month

Ignoring symptoms of diabetes or pre-diabetes is easy to do. And if you’ve been diagnosed, it can feel inconvenient to follow treatment recommendations from your …

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Medicare Opportunity: Looming Changes in Health and the Cost of the Boomer Generation

The population of older Americans is growing, and they are living longer than ever before. This combined with a high prevalence of chronic disease and …

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Let’s Get Physical: May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

It’s never too late to start exercising, so let’s get moving! Results of a new study on the benefits of physical activity in American adults …

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