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New Research Finds Mobile Health Platform Engagement Contributes to Higher Sustained Weight Loss
Date:11/6/2019

Enara Health, a technology-powered clinical weight loss program focused on sustainable results, today unveiled new research exploring mobile behaviors that are associated with higher weight loss in individuals enrolled in a comprehensive clinical weight loss program.

Presented at ObesityWeek 2019, the new study, “Mobile Engagement Behaviors Associated With Sustained 15% Weight Loss,” provides real-world evidence that digital health platforms can play a significant role in combating the obesity epidemic. According to the findings, patients who incorporated mobile behaviors such as virtual provider consultations and regular food and weight tracking were more likely to achieve and sustain 15% or greater weight loss.

“This study fills in a key piece of the puzzle when it comes to treating obesity as a complex disease that requires multiple interventions from a lifestyle, diet and medical perspective,” said Dr. Rami Bailony, Co-Founder and CEO of Enara Health. “We found that that while self-tracking features are associated with early program success, increased provider-patient conversations were associated with sustained success. This means that m-health designers should focus on designing features that facilitate provider-patient relationships rather than simply focusing on self-tracking technology and automated notifications.”

The study compared 6-month vs. 18-month cohorts to examine what happens to mobile engagement over time. According to the findings, average weight loss for all participants in the Enara Health precision weight loss program at 6 months (n=479) and 18 months (n=145) was 12.40% and 13.99%, respectively. Specifically:

  • High achievers (defined as 15%+ weight loss) at 6 months attended 11% more appointments, took 21% more food pictures, completed 29% more educational activities, and stepped on the scale 25% more times per week.
  • High achievers at 18 months attended 19% more appointments and initiated 57% more text-based conversations with their provider. Sustained high achievers stepped on the scale 52% more times per week during the 12-18 month time period.

The study’s findings highlight the potential for digital health technologies to drive superior outcomes. Enara Health, via its data-driven platform, is helping to explore the complicated interplay of such technologies with lifestyle modifications and the use of medication when it comes to effectively and sustainably treating obesity.

About Enara Health
Enara Health is building a data-driven platform and network to scale obesity treatment. Based in San Mateo, Calif., and operating since March 2015, Enara Health offers unique hybrid digital and in-person weight loss programs based on precision medicine. By combining mobile technology with health care visits and providing patients with personalized physician-driven medical weight loss programs, Enara Health routinely helps patients lose—and keep off—more than 15% of their baseline weight, which is far greater than the results seen with other e-health and m-health interventions. Learn more at http://www.enarahealth.com.

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