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The widespread impact of COVID-19 has given executives and HR leaders considerably more insight into what issues workers may be dealing with.

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in the U.S. and employers have plenty of experience dealing with this costly health issue. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a reset on employee health in many ways, and management of diabetes could see an improvement as both employers and workers pay more attention to employee wellness and associated topics such as mental health.

The costs associated with diabetes are staggering: the CDC estimates total costs of diabetes in the U.S. to be $327 billion annually. This includes more than $3 billion in absenteeism and $27 billion for lost productivity. Medical costs are estimated at $237 billion annually, much of which is covered by employer-sponsored insurance plans.

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