STAY ACTIVE & EAT RIGHT

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STAY ACTIVE & EAT RIGHT

The total economic costs of diabetes for the entire working-age population in Singapore is anticipated to increase from US$787 million in 2010 to US$1,867 million in 20501, which may cause your productivity loss to be significantly high.


1BMC Public Health. (2016) Current and Future Economic Burden of Diabetes among Working-age Adults in Asia: Conservative Estimates for Singapore from 2010-2050.
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BENEFITS
OF STAYING ACTIVE
& EATING RIGHT
When your employees are active and making healthier eating choices, you’ll start to see that productivity will improve with:
  • Reduced absenteeism and sick days
  • Faster recovery from injuries, treatment and sickness
  • Lower rate of accidents and injury
WHAT
EMPLOYERS
CAN DO
You can start with some healthy initiatives for your employees:
BENEFITS
OF STAYING ACTIVE
& EATING RIGHT
When your employees are active and making healthier eating choices, you’ll start to see that productivity will improve with:
  • Incentivise them to maintain their BMI within a healthy or low risk range
  • Provide easy access to drinking water
  • Encourage them to use the stairs instead of the lift at work
  • Provide zero or low-sugar drink options in the vending machines
  • Put in place smoking cessation programmes
  • Offer earlier official release for them to engage in physical activities
  • Introduce healthier food options in the workplace