A Growing Obesity Crisis 42% of U.S. adults are obese. If you include those who are either overweight or obese, the number climbs to a staggering 73% of U.S. adults. The pandemic lockdowns have made matters worse. In an analysis of 15 million patients in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems, 39% of patients have gained weight [...]
Suzie, a 51-year-old Colorado resident struggled to find the motivation to lose weight and improve her lifestyle. IncentaHEALTH gave her the resources she needed for success. “My greatest hurdle was listening to that voice – that voice was telling me I needed to do something with my life. I needed to make a change.” According to [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A large majority of individuals who were hospitalized, in need of a ventilator or died from COVID-19 were overweight or obese, according to a study released recently by the Centers for Disease Control. It has previously been reported that people with heart disease and diabetes are at a higher risk for developing severe complications as a [...]
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 [...]
According to the CDC, 1 in 3 adults have prediabetes, and 90% of them don't know they have it. Many people are at higher risk for type 2 diabetes because they: Are overweightAre age 45 or olderHave a family member with type 2 diabetesAre physically active less than 3 times a weekHad gestational diabetesAre African American, [...]
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 [...]
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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