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HabitNu, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recognized diabetes prevention program provider has added Alton-based Senior Services Plus and SSP Wellness Center to its national network of partners to deliver HabitNu’s prevention program to Medicare and Medicare Advantage members in the Riverbend.
One area gym is taking it a step further with a new pre-diabetes prevention program that is paid for by Medicare. This is the kind of program that has basically laid the groundwork for us to significantly make an impact for people who normally wouldn't otherwise go in to a gym and the government is taking an active role in helping people to get better and, let's face it, we're in trouble,” said Wild Horse Fitness owner Henry Lovelace.
“In partnership with HabitNu, Benzer Pharmacy is working to bring diabetes prevention to a broader audience. The increasing number of patients diagnosed with prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes provides an expanding base of potential customers. HabitNu uses an innovative mobile application to help patients track their progress and goals. Building care goals, such as weight loss and exercise, into a simple and convenient mobile app increases the likelihood that patients will keep up with treatment programs.…”
In Ballwin, Missouri, Wild Horse Fitness has jumped on the “Habitnu train” to provide services that improves the overall health of individuals in their community. “Approximately 89 million people are at risk of having diabetes, which translates to hundreds of thousands here in our area and while losing 5 percent of your body weight decreases your risk, the goal at Wild Horse Fitness is to drop 9 percent, as that will drastically change your risk….”
“Chicago, IL-based HabitNu is expanding their digital lifestyle modification and diabetes prevention program to include an in-person option delivered through a nationwide network of independent pharmacies, fitness facilities and local community organizations and joins Solera Health's network of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) suppliers….”
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