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Management of the disease keeps employees healthy and working; resulting in fewer days lost to poor health and greater productivity. Many states now mandate coverage of diabetic supplies. It pays to make sure your employees are using them correctly and obtaining maximum results.
Affects 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the United States population.
Total costs of diagnosed diabetes in the United States in 2012 was $245 billion; $69 billion in reduced productivity.
Management of disease adds 5 years to lifespan
Preventable complications (blindness, Kidney Disease, Circulatory & Heart Disease)
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United State
People diagnosed with diabetes incur average medical expenditures of 2-3 times higher than expenditures for persons without diabetes
More than 1 in 10 health care dollars in the U.S. are spent directly on diabetes and its complications, and more than 1 in 5 health care dollars in the U.S. goes to the care of people with diagnosed diabetes.
Quality Care Partners' Diabetic Disease Management Program is a unique model which centers around the patient and includes coordination of care through the physician, diabetic education, community pharmacists, the employer and the QCP Disease Management Department. Through monthly intervention with a community pharmacist, quarterly visits with their physician and contact with QCP, participants learn how to better manage their disease and enjoy a healthier, happier lifestyle.
To learn more about the costs of diabetes, click the link below.
I take better care of myself since I joined the Diabetic Program. Thanks for all of your help. Keep up the good work!
I am very pleased with the program. It gives me an idea of how I'm doing between doctor visits and I really love the savings on scripts.
For more information, check out the American Diabetic Association website.