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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.

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.