Lark Health, the leading chronic disease prevention and management platform, today released initial results from a pilot study of its Diabetes Management Program (Lark DMP) in the reduction of A1c.
“Getting a Jump on Chronic Conditions” | HLTH. Having managed her own chronic disease her whole life with her loving family and her pediatrician, Julia felt the incredible benefits of 24/7 compassionate care. Together with health experts and coaches from Stanford, Harvard and artificial intelligence technologists, they developed Lark- a 24/7 personal AI health coach that texts with people to help them manage and prevent chronic disease – anytime, anywhere.
A rollout of Lark Health’s AI-based diabetes prevention program among 360 adults aged an average of 58 years achieved an average weight loss of 4.4 kg, or an average 4.3% drop in participants’ body weight. As detailed in a white paper from the company, the program also saw 27.5% of its participants drop at least one BMI category over the course of 12 months.
Today, Lark Health released a year-long study of its digital Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) finding it produced positive clinical outcomes for adults at least 50 years old. Users in this demographic of Lark’s CDC Fully Recognized DPP experienced an average weight loss of 4.3 percent when completing the year-long program.
Lark Health, the leader in chronic disease prevention and management using proven, AI-augmented health coaching, today announced its receipt of HITRUST CSF® Certification. HITRUST CSF Certification and Certification of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework validates Lark Health is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.
In its new diabetes risk report, 23andMe takes pains to distinguish between genetic risk and overall risk, the latter of which can be influenced by lifestyle. It links to a service offered by Lark Health, a Silicon Valley chatbot coaching service with which 23andMe struck a deal in January. Lark’s diabetes prevention program costs $20 per month for people whose insurers won’t cover it.
Lark Health, the leader in chronic disease prevention and management using artificial intelligence (A.I.), announced today that its Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) received Full Recognition status from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC Full Recognition is the highest level of clinical recognition for the DPP, and Lark is now the only DPP that uses cutting edge A.I. to be awarded this recognition.
Julia Hu, CEO and co-founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based mobile AI chronic condition coaching and nursing platform Lark, said the company's performance-only billing model and affordability offer payers and providers incentive to deploy the text messaging service and covered users the incentive to use it: "Not everyone owns a computer, but almost everyone has some sort of smartphone now," she said. "We work to make sure all the low-power sensors on these phones were completely integrated with our AI nurse such that the Lark coach can pull data from sensors on devices ranging from $10 phones to the iPhone, and provide coaching based on that."