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Metabolic Syndrome Awareness

Episode #14


In the United States, 69% of the workforce is overweight. Out of that overweight population, 30% are considered obese. The biggest statistic is that for the average employer, a third of their population has Metabolic Syndrome. The worst part for employers is that not only do employees with Metabolic Syndrome have an astronomical impact on an employer’s plan, but finding those with an increased likeliness for the disease cannot be detected by sight. In this episode of Side Affects, Scott McGohan and Anne Marie Singleton discuss Metabolic Syndrome. Scott and Anne Marie take a look at the five elements of Metabolic Syndrome and how biometric screenings can have a direct impact on helping the employee population. Whether you’re an employer looking to decrease your claims costs or an individual wanting to live a healthier life, this episode discusses the resources and tools to help.

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