MANAGING THE OBESITY PROBLEM: A CASE STUDY WITH MEASURABLE RESULTS
Gordian Health Solutions, January 27, 2005
A study released this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that a poor diet and physical inactivity caused 400,000 deaths in 2000, a 33 percent jump in just ten years [1 CDC study, released March, 2004 in JAMA]. Obesity and inactivity increase the risks for the top three killers: heart disease, cancer and strokes. But how do we impact an individuals health on the job? Learn what employers are doing through health coaching models to manage lifestyle and health behaviors and what IT savvy vendors can do to measure the cost and impact. BY: Gordian Health Solutions, Nashville, TN http://www.gordian-health.com/ (PDF format - click here to download the latest version of acrobat reader)
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