Many employers are starting to feel the impact of obesity on their bottom line! Employees who are obese drive up the costs of health insurance because they are more likely to suffer from diabetes type II,cardiovascular disease and many other serious illnesses.

By helping get your obese employees to a healthy weight, you can lower the cost of health care insurance, as well as improve on absenteeism and productivity.

Many employers are incentivising employees to lose weight. Many employer groups are promoting wellness by giving employees access to gym memberships at reduced rates. Some employers offer Weight Watchers or games similar to “The Biggest Loser” to help employees get started on weight loss.
Obesity is a complex disease that affects millions of Americans. This disease affects the patients who suffer from it, as well as family members, friends and employers.