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My Experience Reversing my Diabetes on Virta

While on vacation last April, I saw an article in the New York Times about Virta. I loved that the Virta treatment provides a personal coach because I needed to be accountable to somebody on a daily basis. I knew...

/ February 16, 2018

Virta Health’s Treatment for Sustained Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Provides New Hope for Chronic Disease Patients

SAN FRANCISCO, California – February 7, 2018: Virta Health, the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic diseases without the use of medications or surgery, today announced the peer-reviewed...

/ February 7, 2018

Scott lost over 40 pounds and was able to fit in a rollercoaster seat after 3 months on Virta

Picture this: It’s a highlight of your family summer, a day at the amusement park, and your kids are excited to ride the rollercoaster with you. You make your way down to the seats built for larger people, squeeze yourself...

/ January 10, 2018

Why Most New Year’s Health Resolutions Fail—And How You Can Beat The Odds

For millions of Americans, the start of a new year means finally starting their New Year’s resolution. A 2017 survey of 1,129 American adults revealed that 41% usually make a New Year’s resolution.1  That means 100 million Americans are poised...

/ January 5, 2018

Top 10 Sugar-Free, Low Carb Holiday Recipes

The holidays can be a difficult time to adhere to a low carb lifestyle. Potlucks, holiday parties, and ubiquitous cookies and desserts can create added temptations. Below are 10 of our favorite low carb, sugar-free recipes. Try bringing one of...

/ December 19, 2017

Lori: From chair-bound and considering bariatric surgery to shooting hoops

Growing up, Lori Redding was an athlete. Then with pregnancy, 26 years ago, came weight gain—up to 283 pounds. When she started Virta on May 2, 2017, Lori weighed 300 pounds. She had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005....

/ December 18, 2017

Jane Ann Avoided Insulin and Got Rid of Her Seatbelt Extender with Virta

For Jane Ann, the opportunity to participate in the Virta Clinic came at just the right time. For 15 years her health had gone downhill while her weight crept upward. Her physician urged her to start taking insulin and other...

/ December 15, 2017

Larry dumped his insulin pump after one week on Virta

Ten years of insulin shots and the highest-dose pump available — all in the past with Purdue’s covered benefit, Virta. Larry, before Virta and several months after starting Larry, a Purdue Utilities Support Services Manager, had been wearing an insulin...

/ November 20, 2017

Kristen reversed her diabetes and ditched her seatbelt extender on Virta

For Kristen, a 32-year Nielsen employee and a 6-month Virta veteran, the satisfaction lies in the many small victories. Yes, she’s lost 32 pounds, decreased her blood glucose from 142 to 114, and reduced her A1c from 7.7 to 5.7....

/ November 20, 2017

Tips and Recipes for a Guilt-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of friendship, family and feasting. Every year, Americans sit down with their loved ones to share a meal of family favorites, but this feast can trigger physical discomfort as well as feelings of guilt and shame....

/ November 8, 2017