OMAHA, Neb., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have selected SimplyWell's new Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program to be a National Diabetes Prevention Program. This honor recognizes that SimplyWell's program is evidence-based and offers tools and resources that are proven to help delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. In order to be selected, a program must meet the CDC's quality standards to ensure that members who complete the program are empowered to take control of their health using proven methods and techniques.
"We are excited to be one of the CDC's partners working to make it easier for people with prediabetes to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes," said SimplyWell Chief Executive Officer Michael Demman, J.D. "It's a great honor for us to have the CDC recognize the hard work and research we put into developing this new program for our members."
SimplyWell's new Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program aims to empower members to develop healthier habits regarding:
- Physical Activity
- Managing Stress
- Coping with Challenges
"Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are a growing health concern in the United States," said Elaine Murphy, B.S., R.N., C.H.C., director of clinical strategies at SimplyWell. "We are excited to offer our members nationally certified health coaches and a curriculum that has been recognized by the CDC to help them on their wellness journey."
This new program is just one example of our dedication to providing our members with new, evidence-based opportunities to take control of their health and wellness, said Demman. We pride ourselves on using cutting edge research in the field in order to ensure that our members are given the tools and resources they need to achieve their long-term goals.
SimplyWell LLC was founded in 1998 by a group of pioneering medical professionals in Omaha, Nebraska, who envisioned improving wellness and workplace productivity, while cutting health care costs. Since that time, our team of health-conscious experts has developed relationships nationwide to effectively integrate employers, physicians and individuals in personal and population wellness.
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