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Corporate Wellness is Expanding and so is NutriTutor:  PRLog (Press Release) – Aug. 14, 2012 – San Antonio, FL

NutriTutor® and Myewellness have joined forces to bring to life the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) standards for diabetes and chronic disease management helping companies with Corporate Wellness Programs.  Many organizations and companies are now scrambling to find cost effective ways to reduce the heavy burden on the American healthcare system as well as have better options that reduce cost and provide more comprehensive corporate wellness programs.  NBCH -  http://www.nbch.org -  is one such organization striving for community health reform, supporting a corporate value-based purchasing initiative and advocating insurance designs that incentivize people toward healthy behaviors.  Corporate wellness is a new industry”, states Laurie Van Wyckhouse, NutriTutor CEO and master trained registered dietitian.  “As such, the industry is brimming with sub-standard services. Read more…

 

NutriTutor® Partnership Transforms wellness for Employees with Diabetes and Pre Diabetes:  PRLog (Press Release) – May 25, 2011 – San Antonio, FL

NutriTutor® and Nutribasic™ Employ Online Wellness Solutions to Help Companies Save Money:  NutriTutor®and Cyglera Health Systems, Inc. (Nutribasic™) are joining forces to help companies reduce the cost of diabetes using a unique outcomes-based workplace wellness solution.  Today, one in 10 American adults has diabetes, but as many as 1 in every 3 could have diabetes by the year 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  Diabetes costs the U.S. $58 billion in indirect costs such as disability payments and lost productivity, as documented by the National Diabetes Education Program.  The potential impact diabetes may have on future manpower, employer-sponsored health insurance costs, and the continued availability of group plans is worrisome, at best.  NutriTutor® and Nutribasic™ offer a unique system of disease management and health promotion that empowers employees to take charge of their own health, thereby reducing costs. Read more…

 

NutriTutor to Take a Proactive Approach to Help Those Without Insurance:  PRLog (Press Release) – Sept. 10, 2010 – San Antonio, FL

Uninsured and self-insured people with type 2 diabetes face the challenge of paying high healthcare costs in a worsening economy. Adding to the burden, extra medical problems caused by diabetes commonly raise healthcare expenses to almost two and a half times the usual outlay, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Learning how to self-manage diabetes is one such expense that can cost upwards of $800.00, contributing to the financial burden. Yet Boren et al identified that self-management training yields a significant return on investment, making it a critical component of diabetes treatment. Redmond, a spokesperson for NutriTutor™ explains, “NutriTutor.com stands in the educational gap for people with diabetes by using online technology to significantly reduce the cost of diabetes education while also improving the quality”.  NutriTutor.com, based out of Tampa, Florida, offers the world’s first online diabetes self-management training program; transforming the traditional ‘one size fits all’ lecture approach into customized interactive skills training. NutriTutor™ helps people with diabetes manage their glucose, weight, blood fats and blood pressure using customized meal plans, interactive lifestyle training, Registered Dietitian / Certified Diabetes Educator consultations and online support group participation.  Read more…

 

NutriTutor® Approved As a Contributor/partner With The California Diabetes Program:  PRLog (Press Release) – Aug, 17 2010 – San Antonio, FL

Recently NutriTutor™ was approved as a contributor and partner for the California Diabetes Program.  The California Diabetes Program, in partnership with the University of California, San Francisco, strives to prevent diabetes and its complications in California’s diverse communities plus serve as an example to other states for meeting the needs of a growing diabetes population. The program is a coordinating leader for hundreds of multi-sector partners at the individual, community, health care, policy, and environmental levels serving those in need of quality diabetes treatment.  Self-management training is considered to be a critical component of diabetes treatment and NutriTutor® offers the world’s first online diabetes self-management training program. “We are pleased to receive this endorsement”, states Van Wyckhouse.  “This partnership gives more people with diabetes the opportunity to receive life changing education.”NutriTutor®, based near Tampa, Florida is committed to improving the quality of diabetes education while also lowering the cost to the uninsured, self-insured, and those who cannot take off work for days at a time to receive training.  Read more…

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