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Dr Paul Chew: Diabetes Prevention Is More Than Weight Loss

Diabetes prevention is about a change in lifestyle that will lead to internalized benefits that reduce risk, explained Paul Chew, MD, chief medical officer of Omada Health.


Diabetes prevention is about a change in lifestyle that will lead to internalized benefits that reduce risk, explained Paul Chew, MD, chief medical officer of Omada Health.

How does an intensive behavioral counseling program like Omada differentiate itself from weight loss programs or apps?

The most important concept we have to realize is that diabetes prevention is more than just weight loss. it’s a change in your lifestyle in terms of healthy eating, exercise, and a change in mindset. It’s not a cosmetic approach, but an approach that will internalize the benefits of these intervention to reduce your risk of chronic disease—not only diabetes but the risk of cardiovascular disease as well.

 
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