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Digital Tracking Program Helps Obese Patients Lose Big

At his obesity clinic at Wake Forest, Ard tracks patients’ weight, activity, food choices, water intake, sleep and other factors.
FE_DigitalHealthcare_WeightSidebar Source: Courtesy of Wake Forest Baptist Health

Obesity takes a decade off a person's life span, on average, and it afflicts a third of Americans. That means it's on track to rob the current U.S. population of a billion years of life. Dr. Jamy Ard wants to use digital technology to win some of those years back.

Patients who participate in the weight-losscontributor David Freedman about the opportunities in integrating obesity management and digital health.

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