What is HabitNu program?
HabitNu is a year-long lifestyle change program delivered in-person or online. Each week you will be in contact with your lifestyle coach and a group of participants who are working towards the same goal. You will make small and lasting changes in your eating and physical activity to improve your health and prevent diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
Who is eligible to join HabitNu?
HabitNu is a covered benefit under Medicare and some private insurance plans. Please take the quiz here to determine your eligibility.
How will I access the HabitNu app?
You will access the HabitNu Program by downloading the app to your phone (search for HabitNu in your phone's app store) OR you can access HabitNu by bookmarking and visiting the site: app.habitnu.com.
To download the HabitNu app please open this email on your phone and tap on the link below
What can expect when sign-up for HabitNu?
In this program, you will be matched with a coach who will work with you and the team you are placed on to guide you through this journey. If you are an online participant a digital scale will be ordered to you prior to the start date. After 4 weeks of engagement you will receive a Fitbit.
What am I supposed to do when I start HabitNu?
Keep a food diary - The HabitNu program includes an easy to use food tracking Diary. Food tracking is a difficult practice to implement in your daily habits, but it is a habit that will help you see success. Our results show that those who track their food habits succeed in reaching their health goals.
Meet a physical activity goal: You will work with your coach towards meeting a physical activity goal of 150 minutes a week. You can sync your Fitbit to HabitNu or simply enter the minutes each week.
Participate in the discussion forum - HabitNu teams communicate via a closed discussion forum. To access this discussion forum, you will simply click on the Discuss button in the HabitNu menu.
Watch educational videos - In the Videos area of the HabitNu App you will find new educational videos addressing a variety of topics. Each week new videos will be released addressing ways for you to make small changes to improve your health!
Connect with your coach through weekly webinars - Weekly webinars will be hosted by your Coach. If you have any difficulties accessing the webinars, there will be a conference call line that you can dial into - and this is a great way to participate in the live discussion when your internet isn't working as expected.
If you are part of an in-person program you will meet with your coach at your class location once a week for 4 months and then once a month for 8 months.
Small changes and big rewards!
Losing 5-7% of body weight cuts your risk of developing type 2 diabetes in half. Make small, incremental, life lasting changes and reap huge benefits!