Upgrading Canary Coaches Diabetes Prevention Services

By Neal Kaufman, MD, MPH l General Manager, Canary Coaches   Over the 12 years since we first launched our digital Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), we have annually made significant improvements in our approach based on changes in the DPP curriculum and advances in the digital delivery of interventions. We are currently engaged in a […]

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Canary Coaches Redoubles Efforts To Remove Implicit Bias

By Canary Coaches Team   Canary Coaches are healthcare professionals who provide support to individuals who want to lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by losing weight and becoming more active. With the heightened recognition of structural racism, we are increasingly aware how our biases influence our thoughts, words, and actions. We have […]

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Diabetes Prevention Coaching in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Dawn Menning, MS, RD, CDE   We all are living through unimaginable changes and challenges in our everyday life.  Who would have thought that the entire world would shut down and we would all need to keep isolated from loved ones, friends, and co-workers.   With that backdrop, Canary Coaches has continued to support and engage […]

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Introducing Canary Coaches

March 11, 2020 Release CANARY HEALTH® LAUNCHES CANARY COACHES Wholly Owned Business Unit Focused on Diabetes Coaching and Prevention Services   Los Angeles, CA – March 11, 2020 – Canary Health®, a leading digital health and digital therapeutics company, announced today the launch of its wholly owned, diabetes coaching and diabetes prevention focused business unit.  […]

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Story-telling, Only Part of Designing for Behavioral Modeling

The core outcome of the Better Choices, Better Health® (BCBH) program is to increase participants’ self-efficacy.  Across the entire program we’re deliberate about how we design not only to engage and delight our participants, but also to ensure we increase their self-efficacy. In 1977[i] Albert Bandura defined self-efficacy as “the belief in one’s capabilities to […]

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Canary Health Identified as Benchmark in Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes

Canary Health was recently featured in The Anthology of Bright Spots, a project of the DiabTribe Foundation. The project identified programs, companies, etc. in type 2 diabetes and prediabetes that are considered ‘working’ or successes in the fight against both, and which can be looked upon as benchmarks in the industry. Canary Health is proud […]

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Canary Health® Achieves CDC Full Recognition Status For Its DPP Program, Virtual Lifestyle Management®, (VLM)

Los Angeles, CA (June 5, 2018) Canary Health®, the leader in evidence-based, digital self-management programs which arrest the progression of chronic diseases, recently achieved CDC’s prestigious full recognition status for its DPP program, Virtual Lifestyle Management® (VLM) service. Dr. Neal Kaufman, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Canary Health, and deeply rooted in patient advocacy, commented […]

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We Increased Enrollment With a Simple Nudge

Customized nudging, or encouraging text messages to participants, resulted in higher than average engagement rates. Here are the results: Nudging reminders increased completion: More than 300% for Orientation More than 200% for Lesson 1 More than 250% for Lesson 2 More than 200% for Lesson 3   In short, nudging works! Do you want to increase enrollment […]

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CMS Covers DPP in Fee-For-Service Medicare

Written by: Adam Kaufman, PhD, CEO Canary Health This month marked an exciting milestone in the progress to provide support for individuals with pre-diabetes. CMS further clarified and committed itself to covering the Diabetes Prevention Program in fee-for-service Medicare.  We know that millions of people in the US and millions more are progressing towards diabetes […]

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Health care self-management narrative medicine workshop

Storytelling Workshops and Webinars

We at Canary Health are committed to storytelling and co-creating with you as we explore the application of narrative as a tool for behavior change.  We’re hosting narrative workshops across the country as a forum for co-creation with our clients and partners. Our goal is to deepen our understanding and sharpen the tools to apply […]

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5 Things You May Not Know about Storytelling and Behavior Change

On May 24, our CMO, Neal Kaufman, had the opportunity to engage over 80 service providers caring for elder adults at the NCOA annual meeting for providers of CDSMP. His remarks centered on 5 observations: Humans have been telling stories since long before recorded history. Telling or hearing stories changes the brain’s chemistry/neurotransmitters, attention/stress-increases cortisol […]

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