Category: Population Health

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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The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and incentaHEALTH partner to offer Type 2 diabetes prevention

The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center is working with incentaHEALTH to offer incentaHEALTH’s virtual diabetes prevention program, #PreventDiabetes, to Connecticut community members. #PreventDiabetes is a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fully recognized virtual National Diabetes Prevention Program.  The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center is conducting a research project working to improve the health in low income communities by [...]
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Case Study: Weigh and Win, A Community Wellness Program

Funding Partner: Payor and ProviderParticipant Profile: 32 average starting BMI, 43 average agePartnerships: Libraries, Retailers, Recreation Centers, Cities and Municipalities, Clinics, EmployersLocation: Colorado Objectives Implement scalable, effective community-focused behavior change program.Improve obesity rates with community members across Colorado. (JGIM, March 2017)Reduce health care costs for payers. (Preventive Medicine, October 2017) Key Outcomes EngagementOver 106,000 members enrolled [...]
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Cracking the Code for Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in partnership with Federally Qualified Health Centers

Since 2003, incentaHEALTH has been known for its durable behavior change and unique ability to “meet people where they are” to offer engaging, effective, and evidence-based weight management programs. Initially focused solely on weight management, incentaHEALTH has grown to offer a virtual diabetes prevention program called #PreventDiabetes.  The digital platform has received preliminary recognition from the [...]
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A virtual DPP that engages your population even when they’re at home

Looking for a virtual diabetes prevention program that can safely reach any audience, even during COVID social distancing? Watch our 60 second demo video to see how incentaHEALTH’s virtual DPP can be your turnkey diabetes prevention platform. The incentaHEALTH #PreventDiabetes platform is a CDC-recognized virtual diabetes prevention program that uses our patented HEALTHspot® smart scale to [...]
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Published in Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, researchers found that pairing a physical activity tracker such as a Fitbit was related to greater success with weight loss, with those wearing activity trackers being 40% more likely to achieve a 5% BMI

Members pairing a wearable fitness tracker are 40% more likely to achieve 5% BMI reduction

Researchers at Virginia Tech, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Georgia State University have been studying the impact of physical activity trackers on weight loss and overall engagement in a wellness program. In a peer-reviewed paper recently published in the Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), researchers analyzed members of incentaHEALTH's Weigh [...]
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