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Chronic Disease Management ProgramsChronic Disease Management Programs

Chronic Disease Management Programs

Chronic disease management is a necessity, not a choice, for payors. Chronic diseases affect 60% of adults and place, by far, the biggest burden on the healthcare system. Improving chronic disease management processes and outcomes in your organization could lower your costs and improve productivity.

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Preventing Chronic DiseasePreventing Chronic Disease

Preventing Chronic Disease

<p style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Since chronic diseases are the greatest driver of healthcare costs and lost productivity, you cannot afford to ignore their impact. As an employer or insurer, you need to know that 9 in 10 healthcare dollars in the United States are spent on chronic diseases and mental health conditions for a total annual cost of about $3 trillion</p>

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Scalability Challenges: Digital Diabetes PreventionScalability Challenges: Digital Diabetes Prevention

Scalability Challenges: Digital Diabetes Prevention

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">The Diabetes Prevention Program is recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an effective way to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes among individuals with prediabetes or high type 2 diabetes risk. The DPP has been shown to lower 3-year diabetes risk by over 50%. </p>

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Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or MetforminReduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin

Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin

Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 8 percent of adults in the United States...

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November is Diabetes Awareness MonthNovember is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">November is Diabetes Awareness Month. <strong><em>November, 2018</em></strong>. Will it be the month that saves your life? Will it save your family members and friends? It may turn out to be a life-saving for millions of Americans because November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.</p>

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Digital Therapeutics for Chronic DiseaseDigital Therapeutics for Chronic Disease

Digital Therapeutics for Chronic Disease | Lark Health

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">The world has gone digital. Are you keeping up? Digital therapeutics are not the <em>next</em> big thing in healthcare. Digital therapeutics are the <em>current </em>big thing in healthcare! If your organization is not using them, you are risking sicker members or employees, and higher healthcare costs, and decreased productivity.</p>

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Disease Management Programs (DMPs)Disease Management Programs (DMPs)

Disease Management Programs (DMPs)

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">Disease Management Programs are treatments that are offered through devices such as phones, sensors, apps, and computers. Many types of devices and health program delivery systems can be considered part of disease management. Digital health coaches that use artificial intelligence (AI) to provide customized coaching.</p>

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Chronic Disease Management:  How Employers Can HelpChronic Disease Management:  How Employers Can Help

Chronic Disease Management: How Employers Can Help

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">Chronic Disease Management is the single greatest contributor to reductions in healthcare spending by employers, and to employee satisfaction with health benefit offerings.</p>

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Diabetes Coaching AppDiabetes Coaching App

Diabetes Coaching App

You may think of a diabetes coach as a health professional that you see in person occasionally, but there are other options. A digital health coach can provide a full range of coaching services, plus have advantages over a live coach.

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What is Gestational Diabetes? (Pregnancy Diabetes)What is Gestational Diabetes? (Pregnancy Diabetes)

What is Gestational Diabetes? (Pregnancy Diabetes)

Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy and causes high blood sugar that can affect your pregnancy and your baby's health.

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Getting the Most From Your Lark Diabetes Prevention ProgramGetting the Most From Your Lark Diabetes Prevention Program

Getting the Most From Your Lark Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes may be a chronic condition that changes your life, but using Lark Diabetes Care can help, so great job getting started!

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Eating Fast Food with Diabetes|Vegetable Burger|Pizza|Mexican Food - Fish taco|Chinese and Other Asian CuisinesEating Fast Food with Diabetes|Vegetable Burger|Pizza|Mexican Food - Fish taco|Chinese and Other Asian Cuisines

Eating Fast Food with Diabetes

What you eat is one of the most important factors in controlling diabetes, but eating fast food with diabetes can be done if you choose the right foods.

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9 Tips For A Healthy Fast Food Breakfast for Diabetes9 Tips For A Healthy Fast Food Breakfast for Diabetes

9 Tips For A Healthy Fast Food Breakfast for Diabetes

Eating fast food can be hard to avoid. Here are some tips for a healthy fast food breakfast for diabetes to keep blood sugar stable.

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The Anti-Diet Diabetes DietThe Anti-Diet Diabetes Diet

The Anti-Diet Diabetes Diet

What is the Anti-Diet Diabetes Diet? This way of approaching food to help you feel better each day, lose weight, and manage your blood sugar.

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Your Diabetic Snack GuideYour Diabetic Snack Guide

Best Snacks for Diabetes

Finding healthy snacks for diabetics can be challenging, especially when trying to find foods that can help maintain a healthy A1c, won’t spike your blood sugar,

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Smoothies for DiabetesSmoothies for Diabetes

Smoothies for Diabetes

Should you drink smoothies if you have diabetes? The answer depends on what kind of smoothie, and whether they help you get needed nutrients.

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Best Multivitamins for DiabetesBest Multivitamins for Diabetes

Best Multivitamins for Diabetes

Your multivitamin supplement can provide nutrients that you need and are essential for blood sugar control and insulin sensitivity.

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How to Follow a Low Glycemic Index DietHow to Follow a Low Glycemic Index Diet

How to Follow a Low Glycemic Index Diet

The glycemic index of a food is a measure of how it affects your blood sugar. Foods with a high GI leads to a quick and high spike in your blood sugar levels, followed by a dip. Foods with a lower GI have a less dramatic and healthier effect on your blood sugar.

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Can You Prevent Diabetes If You Are Prediabetic?Can You Prevent Diabetes If You Are Prediabetic?

Can You Prevent Diabetes If You Are Prediabetic?

Can I prevent diabetes if I am prediabetic?" For most people, the answer is a resounding, “Yes!”. Learn how you can prevent type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes Symptoms: Hunger and ThirstDiabetes Symptoms: Hunger and Thirst

Diabetes Symptoms: Hunger and Thirst

You may notice symptoms such as hunger and thirst before you know that you have diabetes or soon after your diagnosis.

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8 Great Exercises for Managing Your Diabetes8 Great Exercises for Managing Your Diabetes

8 Great Exercises for Managing Your Diabetes

Exercise lowers blood sugar and glycated hemoglobin (A1C) levels to manage diabetes and reduce the risk of complications lower the risk of complications!

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Can You Reverse Prediabetes?Can You Reverse Prediabetes?

Is It Possible to Reverse Diabetes?

Prediabetes, also known as borderline diabetes, is the stage before Diabetes. It is a condition in which your blood sugar is higher than normal, but not as high as it would be if you had diabetes. If you have prediabetes, you may have no symptoms. However, you are at higher risk for developing diabetes.

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Blood Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes: How it WorksBlood Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes: How it Works

Blood Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes: How it Works

Your blood sugar, or blood glucose, is an important measure of your health. This is where blood glucose monitoring comes into play to help with diabetes.

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Hemoglobin (Hgb) Test for DiabetesHemoglobin (Hgb) Test for Diabetes

Hemoglobin (Hgb) Test for Diabetes

The Hgb test is used as a test to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes, and is also used to manage long-term blood sugar for diabetics.

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What Is Normal Blood Sugar?What Is Normal Blood Sugar?

What Is Normal Blood Sugar?

Blood sugar levels need to be in a normal range for you to be healthy. The ranges of normal levels of blood sugar depend on factors such as what time of day it is and when you last ate.

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Diabetic Nerve Pain|Diabetic Nerve Pain|

Diabetic Nerve Pain

Diabetic nerve pain is symptom of diabetic neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes. It can limit your activities and interfere with quality of life.

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Signs of Diabetes in WomenSigns of Diabetes in Women

Signs of Diabetes in Women

Women with prediabetes are more likely than men to progress to diabetes. Learn the warning signs of diabetes in women, and live a healthier lifestyle!

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The Signs of DiabetesThe Signs of Diabetes

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

While diabetes early signs may be absent or subtle, signs of type 2 diabetes can occur very clearly as well.

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Medication AdherenceMedication Adherence

Medication Adherence

How can your patients keep track of their daily medications to stay on track? Medication adherence imrproves outcomes across disese states.

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Diabetes Symptoms in WomenDiabetes Symptoms in Women

Diabetes Symptoms in Women

Women with prediabetes are more likely than men to progress to diabetes. Learn the warning signs of diabetes in women, and live a healthier lifestyle!

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Glycemic Index: How to Determine High vs Low Glycemic FoodsGlycemic Index: How to Determine High vs Low Glycemic Foods

Glycemic Index: How to Determine High vs Low Glycemic Foods

The time has come to rethink what you thought you knew about carbohydrates if you thought all are the same. Instead of following a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet that was popular decades ago, or avoiding nearly all carbohydrates with a low-carbohydrate diet, you can take a more moderate approach by choosing the "good" carbs using the glycemic index.

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4 Surprising Foods To Lower Your Diabetes Risk|Oatmeal4 Surprising Foods To Lower Your Diabetes Risk|Oatmeal

4 Surprising Foods To Lower Your Diabetes Risk

If you have pre-diabetes or are looking to lose weight, your diet is often to blame. But what foods can help you lower your risk for diabetes?

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How to Add Your Diabetes Medication into LarkHow to Add Your Diabetes Medication into Lark

How to Add Your Diabetes Medication into Lark

Do you ever forget to take your blood pressure medications? This is how you can add your medications and use Lark’s medication coaching.

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Normal blood sugar 1, 2, and 3 hours after eating|||What level should my blood sugar be?|risks of gestational diabetes|Normal blood sugar 1, 2, and 3 hours after eating|||What level should my blood sugar be?|risks of gestational diabetes|

Blood Sugar Chart: What is the Normal Range for Blood Sugar?

Blood sugar is an important part for you to be healthy but remembering what a normal level can be hard. Let our blood sugar level chart help!

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Maintaining Well-Being During Social Distancing When You Have DiabetesMaintaining Well-Being During Social Distancing When You Have Diabetes

Maintaining Well-Being During Social Distancing When You Have Diabetes

Social distancing helps slow the spread of coronavirus. For people with diabetes, it is even more important to understand the risks of COVID.

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COVID-19 and Prediabetes: Staying Active while Sheltering in PlaceCOVID-19 and Prediabetes: Staying Active while Sheltering in Place

COVID-19 and Prediabetes: Staying Active while Sheltering in Place

During quarantine, the safest option is staying at home as much as possible. For people with prediabetes, staying active is a challenge.

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Coronavirus and DiabetesCoronavirus and Diabetes

Coronavirus and Diabetes

People with diabetes are in one of the high-risk groups for being impacted by coronavirus. Learn how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Five Things You're Doing to Increase Your Heart Disease RiskFive Things You're Doing to Increase Your Heart Disease Risk

Five Things You're Doing to Increase Your Heart Disease Risk

You have a lot of control over your risk for diabetes and heart disease. Here are 5 ways that you may be raising your risk, and what you can do about it.

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Can a Positive Mindset Prevent Diabetes?Can a Positive Mindset Prevent Diabetes?

Can a Positive Mindset Prevent Diabetes?

Despite your healthy intentions, you may sometimes encounter obstacles such as low motivation, not enough time, too much stress, or irresistible temptations. Should you just throw in the towel? Of course you should not give up! Instead, keep making healthy choices as much as possible, and Lark will be there with encouragement and tips.

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Best Foods for Preventing Diabetes|Acorn squash|Pistachio nutsBest Foods for Preventing Diabetes|Acorn squash|Pistachio nuts

Best Foods for Preventing Diabetes

There are plenty of other nutrients that can help improve health and lower blood sugar, and these are some of the superfoods that contain them.

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What's Your Motivation?What's Your Motivation?

What's Your Motivation?

How will you motivate yourself to stick to the year-long program and, along the way, practice healthy behavior changes consistently enough to turn them into habits? The more reasons you have, the better your motivation may be for thriving with Lark.

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Which Fats Will Make You Skinny?Which Fats Will Make You Skinny?

Which Fats Will Make You Skinny?

Fat had been the villain for years. But there are some fats that can help you get skinnier! We've made a comprehensive list to help you.

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Best Granola Bars for DiabetesBest Granola Bars for Diabetes

Best Granola Bars for Diabetes

When you have diabetes, what you eat matters, so the best granola bars for diabetes help keep blood sugar in target ranges.

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How to get the support you need from family and friends when managing your diabetes or other chronic conditionHow to get the support you need from family and friends when managing your diabetes or other chronic condition

How to Get the Social Support You Need When Managing Diabetes or Your Chronic Condition

High levels of social support from family, friends, and peers leads to better health and faster recovery from chronic conditions.

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