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Reversing the obesity crisis requires both taxes and tech

Following conversations in the Conservative leadership contest surrounding the ‘sugar tax’ Professor Mike Trenell, co-founder and chief scientific officer at Changing Health, offers his thoughts on the role of taxes and technology when it comes to tackling obesity in the UK. Taxing unhealthy products works. There’s been heated debate among health and policy experts for years,…


Digital platform to tackle type 2 diabetes implemented by NHS England

Healthtech firm Changing Health has unveiled a platform designed to tackle type 2 diabetes in the UK that has been implemented by NHS England. The platform consists of a number of evidence-based programmes, placing an emphasis on behaviour change. Professor Jonathan Valabhji, national clinical director for diabetes and obesity for NHS England, said: “Living with…


Digital health at scale – hype or hope?

Professor Mike Trenell, chief scientific officer & co-founder of Changing Health explains how the company developed its Type 2 diabetes prevention and weight management system. At a time when the need to provide personal support in healthcare at scale is particularly pressing, digital health looks like a panacea. Personal, low cost, and piggy backing off…

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