Workplace

Improving Employee Health Through Diabetes Prevention Virtual Summit

Get Healthy Utah is proud to have partnered with Comagine Health, Intermountain Healthcare, Utah Department of Health, and University of Utah Health to host the free virtual summit for worksites Improving Employee Health Through Diabetes Prevention: A Lifestyle Change Prevention Program That Works. Prediabetes affects 1 out of 3 adults. Without intervention, 15-30% of these […]

Worksite Wellness Policies

The average time people spend being sedentary has increased significantly to over 6 hours a day.  In fact, only about half of Utah adults participate in the recommended amount of physical activity. A lack of time, energy, and convenience can make it difficult to be healthy. However, health starts where people live, work, and play.  […]

1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes – Do You?

What is prediabetes? Prediabetes is a condition characterized by elevated blood sugar levels which puts you at an increased risk for heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.  When diagnosed early, prediabetes can often be reversed. Click here to take the one-minute prediabetes risk test. How can prediabetes be reversed? Losing a small amount of […]

Better Social Connections = Better Health

In the December 2016 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, David Asch and Roy Rosin make a compelling argument for the role of friends and family in healthcare and behavior change.  They discuss 5 levels of social engagement strategies.  “This model reveals opportunities to advance health by taking advantage of naturally occurring social […]