What do rising chronic disease rates mean for Nevada?

Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Nevada is $401 billion. In 2015, 1.7 million people in Nevada had at least 1 chronic disease, 693 thousand had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Nevada $18.7 billion in medical costs and an extra $8 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030). WHITE PAPER: The Costly Chronic Disease Epidemic in Nevada 
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