Let’s tackle the #1 driver of U.S. healthcare costs.
We’ve known for nearly 20 years that obesity and diabetes are not just preventable, but reversible. Yet during this same time period, these conditions have gone from uncommon to being the #1 driver of U.S. healthcare costs, now representing one-third of healthcare expenditures. 40% of the U.S. population is obese, 50% diabetic or pre-diabetic, and 70% overweight. Let’s look at the root causes.