Earlier this year I wrote a story titled, "Rightsizing the church: physical accountability," about the need for all Catholics to make healthier choices in their lives.
Today's Dallas News has a similar story. It offers an interesting strategy taking place in Texas dioceses.
The group's population is older and more male-dominated than a typical company's employee population; many priests, for example, work until age 75.
After Advance Plan for Health conducted a health assessment, it discovered that poor diabetes management among 10 percent of the Catholic group's population was driving 80 percent of its health care costs.