An Ounce of Prevention

Access to obesity treatment is crucial to tackling the diabetes epidemic

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Diabetes is an incredibly expensive disease, but most health insurance plans seem resigned to cover the more costly burden of diabetes rather than one of its leading causes: obesity. In this white paper, we discuss:

  • The discrepancy between patients who receive treatment for diabetes vs those who receive it for obesity, and the reasons for that chasm
  • The most effective treatments for obesity and overweight that lead to positive outcomes for diabetes as well
  • What role health plans play in opening access to effective weight management treatment