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Digital lifestyle intervention platform shown to reduce rates of Type 2 diabetes

January 31, 2018

Liva Healthcare monitored the progress of 136 patients using its digital healthcare app to prevent and roll back Type 2 diabetes over a nine-month period.

Over the period, 82% of the patients (112) lost weight, losing an average of 6.3kg and demonstrating signs of a successful lifestyle intervention.

Encouragingly patients appear to be losing more weight, and faster, than previous studies with digital health interventions have shown. For instance, one study1 found patients to have a sustained weight loss of 7kg over 20 months though web-based interventions.

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