American Medical Association writes on 8/12/13:

YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program Results Show Group Behavior Changes Can Improve Individual Health and Potentially Save Billions in Future Health Care Costs

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Teacher cutting diabetes off at the pass

By Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY 11-13-11

Tami Breazeale, 38, of Hudson, Wis., knows the high price of uncontrolled diabetes. A friend's lower leg was amputated after complications from the disease. Read the article

Enrolling People With Prediabetes Ages 60–64 In A Proven Weight Loss Program Could Save Medicare $7 Billion Or More

By Kenneth E. Thorpe and Zhou Yang

Rising chronic disease prevalence among Medicare beneficiaries, including new enrollees, is a key driver of health care spending. Read the article