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Many benefit plans are affected by the rising cost incurred by its members, which could be potentially resolved if benefit plans think of innovative ways to promote adherence. One such example can be found in the benefit design chosen by Pitney Bowes. Click on this link to an article that appeared in the American Journal of Managed Care to learn more about this company's approach to pharmacy benefit design.

Nearly 21 million Americans have diabetes and many of them are employed in our workforce. can help businesses and managed care companies to assess the impact of diabetes in the workplace, and provide intuitive information to help employees manage their diabetes and take steps toward reducing risks for related complications, such as heart disease.


  • Occupational health providers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Health Promotion/Wellness program managers
  • Health Plan Designers
  • General Managers/Chief Executive Officers
  • Supervisors
  • People with or at risk for diabetes

ABOUT THIS PROJECT has been developed in collaboration with:

Thanks to the following organizations for supporting Diabetes At Work workshops:

  • Aventis
  • Bayer
  • Connecticut Business Industry Association
  • Dallas/Ft. Worth Business Group on Health
  • Inland Northwest Business Coalition on Health
  • Sutter Medical Center
  • The Alliance


  • The NDEP's newest resources are a series of PowerPoint slide sets that contain the latest information on U. S. diabetes prevalence and incidence rates, diabetes management and diabetes prevention.

    In addition to Diabetes: The Numbers (introduced in January 2007), the second and third slide sets are now available.  Diabetes: The Science of Control contains information on the science of diabetes control and highlights NDEP's materials for consumers with diabetes and healthcare professionals.  Diabetes: The Science of Prevention gives an overview of the Diabetes Prevention Program, as well as information about NDEP's prevention campaign materials for high risk audiences.  For more information and to download the slide sets go to

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Diabetes Education Program is jointly sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the support of more than 200 partner organizations.