prediabetes icon 1 IN 3 ADULTS HAS PREDIABETES

Approximately one in three of your employees may have prediabetes. Prediabetes is when blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. Without intervention, prediabetes can progress to type 2 diabetes within five years.

THE ANNUAL BURDEN OF DIABETES ON THE U.S.
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IS SUBSTANTIAL:

  • $ 176 BILLION in direct medical cost
  • How it impacts your workforce
  • $ 69 BILLION in lost productivity1
  • $13,700 PER YEAR is the average medical expense incurred by those with type 2 diabetes.1

EMPLOYERS AND INSURERS CAN CUT THE RISK IN HALF

People with prediabetes can reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by participating in a National DPP lifestyle change program (National DPP).3

Up to 58% risk reduction
$8,000
is the average medical expense an employee may face over the first three years after transitioning from prediabetes to a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.2

HOW EMPLOYERS AND INSURERS CAN HELP

Offering a National DPP lifestyle change program as a covered benefit to your employees can help you improve their overall health and reduce medical expenses attributed to type 2 diabetes.

Use the resources below to learn more about how prediabetes impacts your workforce and approaches to offering a program that meets your organization’s needs.

Why diabetes prevention is good for business

How to offer and implement the National DPP in your organization

How to Engage Your Employees

How the University of Michigan brought the National DPP
to their employees

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The University of Michigan (UofM) chose to provide the National DPP as a covered benefit. Hear directly from UofM’s Diabetes Program Coordinator and an employee that successfully completed the National DPP lifestyle change program offered by the university (0:33).