Health screening provided a ‘wake-up call’ for IU’s Akash Shah

When Akash Shah walked into the IU Health Center at Indiana University Bloomington more than a year ago, he knew he was overweight. But it was the word “obese” — and the idea that his weight might one day contribute to him developing diabetes — that triggered a major lifestyle change for the IU lead project-systems analyst.

Take a stand against sitting too much

When Carol Kennedy-Armbruster thinks in terms of ROI, she’s thinking about dollars and employees’ quality of life. Healthy employees, says the workplace place wellness expert, consume fewer health care dollars, are more functional on the job, tend to be absent or injured less often, and return to work sooner after injuries. “Basically, healthy employees cost […]