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Reducing the financial impact of metabolic syndrome

Reducing the Financial Impact of Metabolic Syndrome

The CDC reports that each metabolic risk factor causes US employers more than $2 billion in absenteeism costs each year. But that pales in comparison to healthcare costs related to metabolic syndrome — a condition that can be prevented. A hyper-personalized habit change platform creates an individualized experience to improve the health of at-risk participations. …

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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 virus-related employer costs could increase by as much as 10% in 2021 due to a variety of factors, including an increase in mental health utilization and the high cost of specialty drugs …

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3 Simple Tools to Help Employees Cope with COVID -19

In a matter of weeks, the global economy has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations everywhere are entering uncharted territory – especially when it comes to stewarding employees through this time of uncertainty and rapid change. The task of facilitating new policies and support tools for employees will likely fall to benefits …

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Better Ways to Prevent Chronic Disease in Your Employee Population

Chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines chronic disease broadly as any condition lasting more than one year, that requires ongoing medical attention or limits daily activities (or both). Heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular disease are responsible for …

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5 Tips for HR and Benefits Leaders Who Just Wrapped Up Open Enrollment

Recovering from One of the Most Stressful Times of the Year Focusing on healthy stress relief is important. A survey of 1,505 full-time U.S. employees from Colonial Life revealed that, more than 20 percent of workers spend more than five hours on the clock each week thinking about their stressors and worries, according to the …

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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 2015, with 1 in 4 of these individuals unaware they had the disease. Another 1 in 3 adults also had prediabetes.  While numerous advances in diabetes therapies have emerged over the years, diabetes was still the 7th leading cause of death in the US.  Diabetes …

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