3 Considerations for Better Elective Total Joint Arthroplasty Outcomes for Obese Patients – White Paper, Free Download

On the rise? The obesity epidemic, longer lifespans, and joint replacements.

A new white paper from Robard Corporation explores considerations and solutions for better elective total joint arthroplasty outcomes for patients with obesity, including:

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3 Business Reasons You Should Offer Weight Management Treatment for Your Patients

Obesity levels in the United States are a significant concern, as the most recently available obesity statistics, based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data, on a state-wide basis, find that seven U.S. states have adult obesity rates that exceed 35 percent.

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Weight Management and Corporate Wellness – A Win/Win for Everyone


In a previous Robard blog on job absenteeism, we found that nationally, it is estimated that obesity costs employers more than $73 billion annually in higher healthcare costs — and that is a conservative estimate. The statistics don’t end there. Employees with obesity incur more than double the amount in health care, workers compensation and short-term disability costs than normal weight employees. In fact, obesity and related diseases have driven much of the increase in healthcare costs for employers. Looking toward the future, companies are beginning to look to adding weight management to their corporate wellness packages to help them reign in healthcare and HR expenses before obesity takes them under.

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Americans Concerned about Their Weight, but Don't Understand Link to a Healthy Heart

A Cleveland Clinic survey finds that while most Americans (88 percent) understand that there is a connection between a healthy heart and a healthy weight, most aren't doing enough - or anything - to combat their own weight issues. The survey found 74 percent are concerned about their weight and 65 percent are worried about getting heart disease due to extra pounds, yet less than half (43 percent) of Americans have tried to make dietary changes to lose weight and 40 percent of those who describe themselves as overweight or obese say they aren't careful about which foods they eat.

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