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AMA, Omada Health, Intermountain Healthcare form initiative to prevent type 2 diabetes

July 30, 2016

The American Medical Association, digital health company Omada Health, and nonprofit health care system Intermountain Healthcare, based in Utah, announced a collaborative initiative to provide an online lifestyle-change program aimed at reducing the number of people who develop type 2 diabetes, according to a press release.

This initiative will bring together Omada’s online technology and AMA’s comprehensive efforts to prevent type 2 diabetes to provide Intermountain’s physicians and patients with online, personalized evidence-based prevention programs to aid in preventing type 2 diabetes.

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Adherence to diabetes prevention program reduces risk for disease progression

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Diabetic Retinopathy: The Importance of Early Screening, Referral, and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”… Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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