The third action step is to promote diabetes prevention to your employees. Review the information and resources below or download the San Diego Diabetes Prevention Employer Toolkit by clicking on the button below.
Did you know that 80% of people with prediabetes don’t know they have it? Type 2 diabetes is one of four chronic diseases that contribute to over 50% of deaths in San Diego. Talk to your employees about the benefits of preventing diabetes, encourage them to take the prediabetes risk test, and provide resources.
Employees need to be made aware of the benefits of reversing the risk of diabetes. For example, the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle change program can positively affect employees in a number of ways, including:
Encourage employees to take the prediabetes risk test to find out if they are at-risk. For more information about steps that employees can take to prevent diabetes, click here.