Diabetes At Work Workshops
Diabetes At Work workshops increase awareness of how
diabetes prevention and management work site programs can lead to healthier
employees and companies. Attended by business leaders and managers of human
resources, corporate wellness, and benefit programs, Diabetes At Work workshops
- Insight into how helping employees and their
dependents reduce their risk for diabetes and/or manage this chronic disease
can positively impact a companys health care costs.
- An introduction to
www.diabetesatwork.org as an online
resource for employers to assess their need for diabetes prevention and
management work site programs and access materials to get them started.
- Lessons learned from local and national companies
successfully conducting diabetes prevention and management work site programs
and demonstrating a return on investment (ROI).
Workshops have been held in Philadelphia, PA,
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Cromwell CT, Sacramento CA, Madison WI, and Seattle WA.
A workshop was also held at the Centers for Disease Control and
Preventions (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation meeting in May 2004.
Additional workshops are being planned in Georgia and Hawaii.