Blog Archives

Businesses Pay Hefty Costs for Employees With Diabetes

Saw this article in the Baton Rouge Business Report and thought I’d share.

Uncontrolled diabetes is costing companies both in Louisiana and nationwide an average of $20,000 in medical costs per employee per year, while controlled cases of the disease cost about $10,000 per worker annually, says Dr. Tim Church, director of preventive medicine at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. (CLICK HERE for the rest of the article)