Wholesome Trucking of America Presents WellSpark Well being’s CDC Acknowledged Diabetes Prevention Program to the Transportation Trade


WellSpark Health’s DPP is offered to HTA’s 700+ fleets representing 200,000 professional truck drivers

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Since 1997, HTA has worked to improve the health and wellbeing of truck drivers, both independent owners / operators and fleet operators. HTA offers professional driver solutions for a healthy and healthy lifestyle in which they work and live – on the go. “We chose WellSpark because they can deliver relevant, bespoke programs for hard-to-reach populations. Our drivers need solutions that are tailored to the challenges of being on the road for long periods of time. WellSpark will do just that,” said WellSpark WellSpark Bill Gordon, President of the HTA.

WellSpark’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) has been recognized to beat the national average of traditional CDC programs, resulting in increased average weight loss and decreased A1c levels. “We are excited to partner with HTA to bring our life-dimensional approach to health to professional truckers across America. The trucking industry is a vital part of our nation’s economy and truckers face unique health challenges at work. WellSparks Certified Lifestyle Health Coaches work to understand each person’s unique situation – the choices they make about food and exercise – as well as family dynamics, mental health, culture, and everything else that affects the health of one When we build trust, we can identify specific health barriers and find ways – and reasons – to reach and stay healthy hard-to-reach populations like professional truckers, “he said Roberta Wachtelhausen, President of WellSpark.

HTA will offer the WellSpark program to over 700 fleets from February 2021, representing 200,000 member organizations.

About Healthy Trucking of America (HTA)

Healthy Trucking of America was founded in response to alarming statistics on the unhealth of professional truckers. Over-the-road professionals have a lower average life expectancy and are more likely to experience a variety of diseases and conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, obesity, and more. HTA offers programs to improve the health of professional drivers and is the leading agency on driver health and wellbeing. Learn more at https://www.healthytruck.org/.

About WellSpark

WellSpark Health, a leader in wellbeing, disease prevention and management, offers a full range of bespoke programs designed to help the modern workforce achieve their own personal wellbeing. In cooperation with WellSpark, employers create a health culture that motivates employees to commit and make lasting changes. Ultimately, this will result in lower future healthcare costs, improved productivity and engagement, and reduced absenteeism. Based in ConnecticutWellSpark serves public and private employers throughout The United States. WellSpark is part of the EmblemHealth family of companies. Please visit wellsparkhealth.com for more information.

SOURCE WellSpark Health

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