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Employees Are Essential to Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

News,  11/20/2020,   0 comments

In the final article of the Comagine Health series spotlighting the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) in observance of National Diabetes Month, we will focus on employers and how they can be a driving force in the implementation of the National DPP, preserving the health of their employees and saving money on their health costs at the same time.

More than 34 million American adults have type 2 diabetes, and another 88 million have prediabetes, a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. These are growing concerns for America’s workforce, affecting the health and quality of life of millions of U.S. adults.

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Celebrating the holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic poses a number of challenges, both at work and at home. With COVID-19 cases increasing across the nation, public health officials are seeking to raise awareness of the COVID-19 transmission risk of certain holiday activities and encourage individuals to adjust their plans toward safer choices. 

The CDC has issued considerations for attending or hosting large and small gatherings, identified…

As a part of the Partnership to Reimagine Health Care, our initiative to improve care and reduce hospital readmissions, Comagine Health prepares interactive care transitions community reports for Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Based on Medicare claims data, they assess readmissions and trends with a focus on rural and vulnerable populations. By presenting admissions and readmissions statistics in multiple easy-to-understand ways, these reports help health districts,…


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