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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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March 17, 2016
WSAW
By: Sean Caldwell 
 
Chronic disease is the number one cause of death and disability in America and the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is looking to the presidential candidates to discuss how they...

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Mar 17, 2016

March 17, 2016
We Are Green Bay 
 
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)
Chronic disease is the number one cause of death, disability and rising health care costs in America.
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is an international organization...

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Mar 17, 2016

March 16, 2016
WEAU
By: Alyssa Koreten 
 
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- An international organization plans to open a chapter here, in Wisconsin, to highlight the growing problem of chronic...

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Mar 16, 2016

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