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What do rising chronic disease rates mean for Wisconsin?

Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Wisconsin is $768 billion. In 2015, 3.4 million people in Wisconsin had at least 1 chronic disease, 1.3 million had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Wisconsin $37.2 billion in medical costs and an extra $13.9 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030). WHITE PAPER: The Costly Chronic Disease Epidemic in Wisconsin
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April 22, 2016 

Wisconsin State Journal

By: Gina Dennik-Champion
 

Chronic disease deserves more attention this election.
The presidential candidates need to address how they will better...

OP-ED
Apr 22, 2016

March 29, 2016 
The Janesville Gazette
By: Arthur Taggart
 

There are alarming statistics on the prevalence of chronic disease in Wisconsin from The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease....

OP-ED
Mar 29, 2016

The state of chronic disease in Wisconsin and what opportunities lead to better health. Click here to read PFCD's Wisconsin White Paper. 

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