BEATdiabetes is a program that is designed to reverse Type 2 Diabetes, or Pre-diabetes. We help you achieve this without additional medication, and use patches to profile your body’s glucose levels.
Our program uses patches are like band-aid’s that sit on the skin. There are no needles and you only have to wear a patch for a few days in a month. The patches are integrated with an app, and supports a world class clinically proven weight loss program originally developed at the Joslin Institute, an affiliate of Harvard University.
Unlike all other programs, we use our own patented technology to profile your blood glucose using which we can tailor lifestyle activities towards reversing or preventing Type 2 Diabetes. Our app also uses games and animation to encourage you to make changes to your diet and exercise regime. We’ve made the program as simple as possible so you can focus on the end result.
Absolutely – it’s specifically designed to reverse Pre-diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. As a result, it will also improve your metabolic health by reducing your weight and blood pressure. Studies show that the program can also help to improve cholesterol and well-being.
Initially, we suggest that you enrol for 12 months. Although you will see results very quickly, the longer you continue to use the program, the more likely you are to see long-term results.
The program isn’t currently suitable for persons with Type 1 diabetes, as they need continuous glucose monitoring every day. We also don’t recommend it for anyone under 18 year of age unless it’s discussed with their physician first.
The BEATdiabetes program is delivered through the BEATdiabetes app. We have also built-in games and animation and an avatar called Lena, who is always available to answer questions and remind you when you need to eat or exercise. The app also includes a number of additional features including discussion forums, access to experts and many other innovative features.
The BEATdiabetes program is available in the United States, but we are looking at making the program available in other countries as soon as possible.
You may be able to reverse your diabetes without enrolling on the BEATdiabetes program. But we believe that you’ll find it more difficult. Our program promotes long-term changes to your lifestyle so you can reduce your medication. To achieve this, you need knowledge of your own metabolism. BEATdiabetes provides this in an easy to understand format. We also have a community of experts available to support and answer your questions as you start your reversal journey.
You don’t need to tell your physician, or even need a referral. However, it makes sense to keep your doctors informed of what you’re doing. Your physician may well have heard of these programs, and when they see the results that can be achieved, we’re sure they’ll be recommending it to others!
Our coaches and clinicians provide advice and regularly monitor your results to make sure that the program is being used correctly. If you have other conditions, it is possible that they may also improve as your general health and well-being improves. We are happy to work with your own clinician and discuss your needs with them if you so prefer.
No, you should continue to take your medication as prescribed, and only change it in consultation with your physician.
After enrolling, you will receive a link to download the app and also a code which gives you access to the program. We will also send you the proBEAT™ glucose profiling device and daily disposable sensors, with guidance on how and when to use the patches.
You will need a smartphone to download the app from either the Apple app store or Google play store for android devices.
The proBEAT™ patches measure glucose levels in your body using a sensor that sits on top of the skin. The patches don’t use needles, and can be worn for up to 24 hours at a time and provides feedback so that you can understand how your metabolism reacts to food and exercise throughout the day, and how this impacts your glucose levels.
The app contains forums where other users can trade suggestions and ideas. There is also a clinician area where you can ask medical related questions. Lena is always on hand to guide and support you.
The program is designed to make changes to your diet so that it is optimised to reduce glucose levels and keep them consistently below the upper threshold.
You shouldn’t feel hungry. Our program is about changing your long-term behaviour. We will suggest better food alternatives which you can easily adapt to.
The program is suitable for all diets, and we will suggest meal alternatives that conform to any dietary choices or restrictions.
You can join the program through your employer or health insurer. If they’re not currently subscribed to the program we can contact them to set them up on our system. If you wish to join as a private individual please contact us and we will discuss options with you.
There is no pre-examination or screening required if you’re over 18 and have either Type 2 or Pre-diabetes.
The program is normally paid for by your employer, health care insurer or health care provider. There is normally no direct cost to you.
We have a number of programs that we can discuss with your employer or health care insurer.
After you enrol you will receive a code to activate the BEATdiabetes program on the app. After that, just follow the on-screen instructions.
If you wish to cancel your participation in the program for any reason, just get in touch with us and we’ll advise you on what you need to do.
Your private data isn’t shared with anyone without your consent and we have the highest standards of privacy. We may share data with employers or health care insurers on an anonymised basis, but this will be to show them that the program is effective and the overall reversal diabetes trend for their cohort.
If you have any questions, ideas or comments then please get in touch via our e-mail address. You can also send us a message through the app if you’ve been enrolled.