Category: Diabetes Prevention

Fad Diets vs. Lifestyle Changes

After decades of fad diets, we’ve learned one thing – they aren’t usually the answer. Fad diets have never been proven to make people healthier, in fact they have led to unhealthy obsessions with weight loss and numbers on the scale, rarely bringing light to what it means to make healthy choices. And because of that [...]
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Are You Tired or Wired?

All day you’ve been daydreaming of crawling back into your warm, comfy sheets. You get home, unwind, and when the clock strikes bedtime – you are suddenly full of energy. That second wind you’ve been hoping for all day finally decides to make its debut the moment you lay your head down. "It's very common for [...]
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Diabetes: A Rising Health Crisis

While the country has been confronting the COVID-19  pandemic, another health crisis has been occurring. Diabetes related deaths for Americans has surpassed the 100,000 mark for the second year in a row. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths increased by 17% in 2020 and 15% in 2021. In 2019, [...]
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What is diabetes and am I at risk?

We’ve made it to yet another November. A month that brings focus to all the things we have to be thankful for - family, friends, good food and warm homes.  November is also a month of awareness - Diabetes Awareness month. Diabetes affects 1 in 10 Americans, and has unfortunately become a common household term. The [...]
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incentaHEALTH and Health Links™ Partner To Develop Digital Diabetes Risk Tools

Health Links™, a research-to-practice program within the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, is partnering with digital health company incentaHEALTH to build a digital tool to increase diabetes risk awareness for employers. The goal is to increase availability and accessibility to Diabetes Prevention Programs to employees through employer sponsorship. [...]
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Boone Heart Institute and incentaHEALTH Partner to Offer Weight Management and Diabetes Prevention Solutions to Patients

Boone Heart Institute has partnered with digital wellness company incentaHEALTH to expand their patient offerings with the incentaHEALTH virtual weight management and diabetes prevention programs. The partnership is an opportunity for physicians to prescribe better health to their patients in a cost-effective way with a turn-key solution that can be followed from the comfort of home.  [...]
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What is the National DPP?

In the United States an estimated 88 million - that’s 1 in 3 adults - has prediabetes. More shocking, 90% don’t know they have it.  The National DPP Program To address this rising health crisis, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) created the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). The National DPP is a network of [...]
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