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A Conversation Around One of the Major Challenges to Human Health in the 21st Century

A Conversation Around One of the Major Challenges to Human Health in the 21st Century

On this episode recorded live from South by Southwest, host Baratunde Thurston sits down with iconic musician Tim McGraw, American Diabetes Association CEO, Tracey Brown, and Lark Health CEO/Co-Founder, Julia Hu to get the scoop on what we can do right now to live healthier lives, stop prediabetes from progressing, and more.

Lark Health CEO Julia Hu Seeks to Bring Relief and Assistance to People Managing Chronic Illness

Lark Health CEO Julia Hu Seeks to Bring Relief and Assistance to People Managing Chronic Illness

Lark CEO and Founder Julia Hu had launched two cleantech start-ups early in her career, but a childhood managing a chronic disease predestined her to start Lark Health, developer of an AI-empowered “coach” that can help people with chronic disease manage their own health.

23andMe will tell you how your DNA affects your diabetes risk. Will it be useful?

23andMe will tell you how your DNA affects your diabetes risk. Will it be useful?

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 and 23andMe Collaborate on Two New Health Programs

Lark Health and 23andMe Collaborate on Two New Health Programs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – January 8, 2019 – Lark Health, the leader in chronic disease prevention and management using AI, and 23andMe, the leading consumer genetics company, are collaborating to integrate 23andMe genetic information into Lark’s Wellness

Lark Can Help Couples Better Manage Chronic Conditions

Lark Can Help Couples Better Manage Chronic Conditions

"“We try to make Lark a friend in your ear who chats with you, but there’s no better way than to have a partner or loved one go through a challenge with you.” @JuliaHuCEO shares how committing to behavior change helps with accountability: "

23andMe x Lark App Offers Personalized Wellness Coaching

23andMe x Lark App Offers Personalized Wellness Coaching

The new collaboration will allow 23andMe Health + Ancestry customers to access personalized artificial intelligence (AI) coaching through the Lark app to improve their general wellness and help lower their risk for chronic illnesses like type 2 diabetes using their unique genetic information.

23andMe, Lark Bring Genetics to Lark's Fully CDC-Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program

23andMe, Lark Bring Genetics to Lark's Fully CDC-Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program

Lark Health, the leader in chronic disease prevention and management using AI, and 23andMe, the leading consumer genetics company, are collaborating to integrate 23andMe genetic information into Lark’s Wellness Program and CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

For National Diabetes Month, Lark Supports National Effort to Raise Awareness of Prediabetes

For National Diabetes Month, Lark Supports National Effort to Raise Awareness of Prediabetes

Leading health organizations are partnering this World Diabetes Day to raise awareness that more than 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes, a serious condition that…

Apple Names Lark to "Top 10 Apps" out of all 2 Million

Apple Names Lark to "Top 10 Apps" out of all 2 Million

Looking for a good motivational tool to help you shed some pounds and get a head start on those 2016 New Year's resolutions? Well, look no further than Lark. The app is labeled a "personal weight-loss coach" that sends you reminder texts to help you reach your health goals.

Lark: A Charming coach who promised to motivate me in order to make me feel happier and healthier.

Lark: A Charming coach who promised to motivate me in order to make me feel happier and healthier.

Recently I had a special meeting with Lark. A Charming coach who promised me to motivate me in order to make me feel happier and healthier. Just at the right time. Due to the excessive holidays I intended to live healthier and to exercise more than before.

An A-Z of Women Pushing Boundaries in Science and Tech

An A-Z of Women Pushing Boundaries in Science and Tech

March 8 is International Women's Day, and to mark the occasion we've put together a list of just a small sample of women currently doing groundbreaking work in the fields of science and tech. History has overlooked or undermined women's achievements in these areas in the past, and there's still a clear gender divide today: Women are underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and continue to face issues from unconscious bias to open harassment. Here are just 26 women across disciplines whose work Motherboard has been keeping an eye on.

2016’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies-Fitness

Our axiom when we set out to build our list of the World's Most Innovative Companies has always been that whatever challenges may be buffeting business--political uncertainty, market instability, international unrest--there are always pockets of extraordinary achievement. We partnered with data-analysis outfit Quid to help us identify a broader pool of candidates; that breadth reinforced our conviction that a new wave of business practices is increasingly taking hold across the world. And we were inspired by what we found.

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Trying to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Trying to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Eating healthier would be much easier if we had a personal nutritionist telling us to eat this, not that. Enter the Lark app, listed as a personal weight loss coach and 24-7 nutritionist. Message back and forth with Lark as she analyzes your meals and provides suggestions for what to change about your diet. The best part? Lark can go with you everywhere.