In the United States alone there are over 86 million people who suffer with pre-diabetes and over 29 million who are diagnosed with diabetes. The cost analysis in healthcare is estimated at over 245 billion dollars, 69 billion of that is related to productivity. Not to mention work related issues which result from; low blood sugar, high blood sugar, inappropriate timing of medications and meals that can lead to injuries at work and the risk of secondary complications.
Why Should You Attend:
Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, and Heart Related Illnesses lead to some of the most incidents of long term absenteeism in the work place. In addition, poor management of these disorders can lead to a higher incidence of work related injuries. Employees that are struggling with these disorders can often have episodes at work that can lead to emergency runs to the hospital. Not to mention the increases in health insurance premiums.
All this is preventable, and simple targeted wellness programs in the workplace with support and rewards can lead to significant improvements. In this webinar Marlisa will provide you with the tools to implement programs immediately small and large scale as needed. She will provide you with assessment check lists and simple ways to reduce work related injuries.
Areas Covered in this Webinar:
Programs presented will be easy to utilize in a safe appropriate manner. Also some of the programs can be started almost immediately and will provide simple evaluation tools that will indicate the success of each intervention.
Education of the risk factors associated with diabetes, hypertension and cardiac disorders will be covered as well identification of why they contribute to work related issues. In addition, simple solutions and strategies will be presented to help better prepare and protect against future incidents.
Attendees will be able to site the impact of health care costs due to employees with poorly controlled diabetes, hypertension and heart disease
Attendees will be able to implement an easy to follow program to help reduce the long term issues related to these disorders
Employers will gain better understanding of the issues facing those suffering with these disorders so they can make changes to accommodate these employee needs
Who Will Benefit:
The Human Resources Department
Marlisa Brown MS, RD, CDE, CDN is president of Total Wellness Inc., for more than 20 years working with more than 15,000 clients specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight loss, gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies, celiac disease, medical nutrition therapies personal development, nutrition/culinary programs, corporate wellness and more.
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