How Does Workplace Obesity Affect Your Organization?

Obesity is a prevalent and costly chronic condition that can impact the health of your employees and your organization. Novo Nordisk WORKS™ helps employers understand the value of chronic weight management in the workplace and provides resources that can help your organization improve, maintain, and monitor employee health and wellness. 

Construction workers

Total health care costs are 75% higher for employees

with severe obesity (BMI ≥35 kg/m2)  versus employees of normal weight1


Thomas Parry, former president of Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), discusses the changing employer landscape.

Get resources to help understand and manage obesity, improve employee health, and decrease health-related costs. 

Reference: 1. The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Fast facts: The cost of obesity: http://stopobesityalliance.org/wp-content/themes/stopobesityalliance/pdfs/Fast%20Facts%20Cost%20of%20Obesity%201-2012.pdf. Accessed November 12, 2016.