Omada: Inspiring Healthy Habits You Can Live With

Did you know that more than 80% of people with prediabetes don’t know they have it?* March 22 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day®—a movement that challenges everyone to consider their risk of Type 2 diabetes.

March 17, 2022

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Did you know that more than 80% of people with prediabetes don’t know they have it?* March 22 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day®—a movement that challenges everyone to consider their risk of Type 2 diabetes. The Texas Associate of Counties offers Omada to help you build healthy habits and reduce your risk for diabetes, one small change at a time.

Know your risk for diabetes:

Are you 45 years or older?
Your risk for diabetes increases as you age, but there are steps you can take to prevent it.

Is Type 2 diabetes in your family?
Family history matters. If your parents, brother, or sister have diabetes, you may be at risk.

Physically active less than three times a week?
There's good news. You can prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes by making simple lifestyle changes, like moving more.

Good news: your health benefits from TAC can help.
Omada® helps you lose weight, gain energy and improve your overall health, all with a simple app. We’ll match you with a health coach you can talk to anytime, anywhere — and you’ll never pay a dime.

Omada® is a personalized lifestyle-change program that inspires healthy habits you can live with for the long term. It combines the behavior-change science and unwavering support you’ll need to lose weight, keep it off and reduce your risk for Type 2 diabetes or heart disease.

The program includes:

  • Wireless smart scale to monitor your progress.
  • Professional health coach to keep you on track.
  • Interactive program that adapts to you.
  • Weekly online lessons to educate and inspire.
  • Small group of participants for real-time support.

Take a one-minute risk screener to see whether you’re eligible: omadahealth.com/healthycounty.

The Omada program is available to all fully pooled groups and participating ASO groups. Participating ASO groups include Brazos and Comal counties.

(*Source: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/prediabetes.html)