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How to Better Communicate Health Risks and Improve Health Outcomes: Probabilities and Proportions

St. Louis, MO (January 10, 2018) – We’re running a three-part blog series about health risks and communication in health, walking through psychological pitfalls, and offering behavioral science solutions. In Part I, we’re starting with numbers. Sometimes decisions about health risks are easy. Administering CPR to save a life makes sense. But sometimes the risks result from behaviors a person is …

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Behavior Change Matters if We Want Healthier Members and a Cost-Effective Industry

St. Louis, MO (December 5, 2017) – Debate swirls around healthcare politics and policy. But there is little or no debate about one thing: Behavior change is the best lever to improve our population’s health and reduce medical costs. From better eating habits and overall nutrition; frequency and intensity of workout activity; and ample, sound sleep, to maintaining doctor visits …

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Four Ways Traditional Diabetes Management is Antiquated

Farmington, CT (October 24, 2017) – Every 21 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes. With this frequency, the amount of Americans affected by this disease has reached 30 million people. Between the direct medical costs associated, and reduced productivity at work, the American Diabetes Association estimated $245 billion is spent annually on managing diabetes. The number of those …

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On.Demand Real-life Support for Diabetes can Save Real Lives

What causes high blood sugar? Which activities can lower it? People living with diabetes face these questions on a daily basis and have to determine how to keep their blood sugar levels within a healthy range. Since many living with the disease do not have sufficient knowledge on how to self-manage the condition, the costs associated with diabetes continue to …

On.Demand: Diabetes Management Around the Clock

When holiday weekends roll around, people are busy finalizing plans for upcoming celebrations; the furthest thing on anyone’s mind is finding last-minute healthcare. Fortunately for participant Sofia,* the On.Demand diabetes management program played a key role in helping save her life when she was experiencing a high blood sugar reading. She received an intervention from Katie,* an Envolve PeopleCare health …

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What’s the Connection? Mental Illness and Diabetes Management in the Medicaid Population

St. Louis, MO (May 4, 2017) – A strong association between mental illness and Type 2 diabetes has already been established in the general population.1 Now, investigators at the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change™ are hoping to demonstrate a similar connection among Medicaid recipients that could lead to improvements in managing these complex conditions. “Good mental health is critical …

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Three Breakthroughs Revealed During our Diabetes Management Webinar

Farmington, CT (April 26, 2017) – Did you miss our Treat People Not Populations webinar that took place on April 19? Fortunately, you can stream it here to discover how On.Demand is transforming diabetes management trends. Don’t miss these three key breakthroughs! While mHealth is revolutionizing the healthcare industry, are you choosing to respond or resist? Dr. Jeremy Corbett, Chief Health …

The Future of Diabetes Care

3 Ways You Might be Missing Out on the Future of Diabetes Care

Farmington, CT (April 5, 2017) – Healthcare is changing, perhaps faster than any other major worldwide industry—no more so than in diabetes care. If you blink, you’re likely to miss major advancements that could dramatically affect outcomes and bottom lines. There are three aspects of the industry that are witnessing the greatest change: Mobile health, or what the World Health …