Profitable Newtopia and Medtronic Way of life Intervention Pilot to Tackle Prevalence of Kind 2 Diabetes Exceeds Expectations in Newfoundland and Labrador

Profitable Newtopia and Medtronic Way of life Intervention Pilot to Tackle Prevalence of Kind 2 Diabetes Exceeds Expectations in Newfoundland and Labrador

Outcomes Printed in Canadian Journal of Diabetes Recommend Compelling Path Ahead Throughout All Canadian Provinces.  

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2023 /CNW/ – Newtopia Inc. (“Newtopia” or the “Firm“) (TSXV: NEWU) (OTCQB: NEWUF), a tech-enabled entire well being platform creating sustainable habits that stop, gradual and reverse power illness, in the present day introduced the success of a partnership with Medtronic Canada and the collaboration with Japanese Well being to proactively stop, gradual and reverse Kind 2 diabetes burden in Newfoundland and Labrador by an revolutionary, value-based strategy. 

The pilot program was based mostly on Japanese Well being’s recognition of the necessity to enhance well being outcomes for about 30% of the inhabitants – practically 175,000 Newfoundland and Labrador residents – who dwell with, or are liable to growing, diabetes.1 Below a contract designed particularly round value-based cost triggers, individuals within the trial obtained 1:1 devoted well being teaching delivered nearly utilizing Newtopia’s personalised life-style and behavior change platform. 

Weight reduction traits amongst individuals confirmed a lower from a baseline of three.5% of physique weight at 6 months and 6.4% at 10 months. Amongst individuals with two or extra A1c take a look at outcomes, A1c declined by a median of 0.5, and 1.1 for these with an preliminary A1c of 9.0 or above.2 Outcomes had been accompanied by spectacular engagement ranges of 81% amongst individuals, additional highlighting the effectiveness of Newtopia’s humans-helping-humans strategy amplified by expertise. Qualitative suggestions from individuals included, “this program modified my life – my physician has even steered that we might halt remedy due to my improved A1c ranges.”    

The success of the pilot program led to recognition by the Canadian Diabetes Affiliation with a presentation of an outcomes evaluation on the 2022 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Skilled Convention, in addition to the publication of ends in the Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 

World expertise demonstrates that the transition of healthcare programs in the direction of higher cost-of-care worth in relation to improved well being outcomes and experiences requires the collaboration of the well being trade as a complete, in addition to initiatives that exhibit the facility of value-based partnerships between private and non-private sectors. Given rising consciousness in Canada of the necessity to intervene in social determinants of well being, in addition to the stability of community-based and hospital-based providers, Newtopia’s improvements with engagement- and outcomes-based economics make establishing value-based contracting easy and intuitive with the targets of elevated affected person participation, well being and life-style enhancements with clinically vital outcomes, and value reductions.  

 “As an unique govt sponsor of the pilot, we’re delighted to see these outcomes. We entered a strategic partnership with Medtronic and Newtopia to implement a pilot mission to obtain an consequence for diabetes administration. This system deployed a personalised habits change and life-style modification answer with digital teaching to enhance the standard of life for our residents and proactively scale back rising prices,” mentioned Debbie Walsh, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Japanese Well being. “On account of the good success, Japanese Well being is actively growing a plan to scale this system in major well being.”

“Medtronic is thrilled with the influence of this pilot mission and having Newtopia as a associate on the desk, as an extension of our Innovation Partnership with Japanese Well being, to assist tackle the urgent situation of comparatively excessive charges of pre-diabetes in Newfoundland and Labrador,” mentioned Jessica Rudd, Nationwide Director of New Partnerships and Options at Medtronic. “The pilot program’s outcomes strongly help the worth of a thoughtfully built-in digital answer to have interaction sufferers of their well being and wellness, drive improved affected person outcomes, and profit the well being system total.”

“As a Canadian-founded well being tech chief, we worth our partnership with Medtronic Canada and our joint initiative to successfully tackle the country-wide rising downside of Kind-2 diabetes,” mentioned Jeff Ruby, Founder and CEO of Newtopia. “Along with the compelling engagement and medical outcomes from the pilot, we’re happy to see Japanese Well being lead innovation in each slowing and reversing type-2 diabetes and value-based contracting. We’re assured that alongside Medtronic, we are going to proceed to ship higher diabetes well being outcomes throughout Canadian Provinces.”   

The pilot program outcomes are additionally per Newtopia’s latest receipt of the very best Full-Plus recognition from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention for delivering a confirmed, extremely efficient various diabetes prevention program.  

1Estimated Prevalence and Value of Diabetes in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadian Diabetes Affiliation, 2023.

2Setliff, A., Fry, F., Ryan, A., Dodo, L., Vani, N., Oza-Sturgeon, H., … & Fensterheim, L. (2022). Addressing Diabetes Burden With Personalised Way of life and Behavior Change Teaching. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 46(7), S3.

About Newtopia

Newtopia is a customized entire well being platform serving to individuals create optimistic lifelong habits that stop, gradual, or reverse power illness whereas lowering healthcare prices. The platform leverages genetic, social and behavioral insights to create individualized prevention applications with a concentrate on metabolic illness, diabetes, psychological well being challenges, hypertension, weight administration and musculoskeletal problems. With a person-centered strategy that combines digital care, digital instruments, linked units and actionable knowledge science, Newtopia delivers sustainable medical and monetary outcomes. Newtopia serves some of the largest nationwide employers and well being plans and is presently listed in Canada on the Toronto Inventory Alternate (TSXV: NEWU) and is quoted within the US on the OTCQB® Enterprise Market (OTCQB: NEWUF). To  study extra, go to newtopia.comLinkedIn or Twitter.

About Medtronic Canada ULC

Daring considering. Bolder actions. We’re Medtronic. Proud to serve Canadian healthcare for over 50 years, Medtronic Canada ULC is headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, and is a subsidiary of Medtronic plc. We’re the main international healthcare expertise firm that boldly assaults essentially the most difficult well being issues going through humanity by seeking out and discovering options. Our Mission — to alleviate ache, restore well being, and prolong life — unites a worldwide group of 90,000+ passionate individuals. Our applied sciences and therapies tackle 70 well being situations and embody cardiac units, surgical robotics, insulin pumps, surgical instruments, affected person monitoring programs, and extra. Powered by our various data, insatiable curiosity, and need to assist all those that want it, we ship revolutionary applied sciences that rework the lives of two individuals each second, each hour, daily. Count on extra from us as we empower insight-driven care, experiences that put individuals first, and higher outcomes for our world. In the whole lot we do, we’re engineering the extraordinary. For extra on Medtronic Canada, go to,  Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Japanese Well being  

Japanese Well being is the biggest, built-in well being authority in Newfoundland and Labrador using roughly 13,000 devoted staff, over 700 medical employees, and is supported by tons of of volunteers, together with members of quite a few auxiliaries and fundraising foundations. With an annual funds of roughly $1.7 billion, the authority presents the complete continuum of well being and group providers together with public well being, long-term care, group providers, hospital care and distinctive provincial applications and providers. Serving a inhabitants of over 300,000, Japanese Well being’s geographic boundaries prolong west from St. John’s to Port Blandford together with all communities on the Avalon, Burin and Bonavista Peninsulas.

Ahead Wanting Statements

This information launch comprises forward-looking info and forward-looking statements, throughout the which means of relevant Canadian securities laws, and ahead wanting statements, throughout the which means of relevant United States securities laws (collectively, “forward-looking statements”), which displays administration’s expectations relating to Newtopia’s future progress, outcomes from operations (together with, with out limitation, future manufacturing and capital expenditures), efficiency (each operational and monetary) and enterprise prospects and alternatives. Wherever doable, phrases akin to “predicts”, “initiatives”, “targets”, “plans”, “expects”, “doesn’t anticipate”, “funds”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “anticipate” or “does not anticipate”, “imagine”, “intend” and comparable expressions or statements that sure actions, occasions or outcomes “might”, “may”, “would”, “may” or “will” be taken, happen or be achieved, or the destructive or grammatical variation thereof or different variations thereof, or comparable terminology have been used to determine forward-looking statements. All statements different than statements of historic reality might be forward- wanting info. Such statements replicate Newtopia’s present views and intentions with respect to future occasions, based mostly on info obtainable to Newtopia, and are topic to sure dangers, uncertainties, and assumptions. Materials components or assumptions had been utilized in offering forward-looking info. Whereas forward-looking statements are based mostly on knowledge, assumptions and analyses that Newtopia believes are cheap below the circumstances, whether or not precise outcomes, efficiency or developments will meet Newtopia’s expectations and predictions relies on quite a few dangers and uncertainties that would trigger the precise outcomes, efficiency and monetary situation of Newtopia to vary materially from its expectations. Ahead-looking statements will not be a assure and are based mostly on quite a few estimates and assumptions administration believes to be related and cheap, whether or not precise outcomes, efficiency or developments will meet Newtopia’s expectations and predictions relies on a variety of dangers and uncertainties that would trigger the precise outcomes, efficiency and monetary situation of Newtopia to vary materially from its expectations. Sure of the “threat components” that would trigger precise outcomes to differ materially from Newtopia’s forward-looking statements on this press launch embody, with out limitation: the termination of contracts by purchasers, dangers associated to COVID-19 together with varied suggestions, orders and measures of governmental authorities to attempt to restrict the pandemic, together with journey restrictions, border closures, non-essential enterprise closures, quarantines, self-isolations, shelters- in-place and social distancing, disruptions to markets, financial exercise, financing, provide chains and gross sales channels, and a deterioration of basic financial situations together with a doable nationwide or international recession; and different basic financial, market and enterprise situations and components, together with the danger components mentioned or referred to in Newtopia’s disclosure paperwork, filed with the securities regulatory authorities in sure provinces of Canada and obtainable at together with Newtopia’s ultimate lengthy type prospectus dated March 30, 2020.

Ought to any issue have an effect on Newtopia’s in an sudden method, or ought to assumptions underlying the forward- wanting info show incorrect, the precise outcomes or occasions might differ materially from the outcomes or occasions predicted. Any such forward-looking info is expressly certified in its entirety by this cautionary assertion. Furthermore, Newtopia does not assume accountability for the accuracy or completeness of such forward-looking info. The forward-looking info included on this press launch is made as of the date of this press launch, and Newtopia undertakes no obligation to publicly replace or revise any forward-looking info, different than as required by relevant legislation.

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SOURCE Newtopia Inc.

Profitable Newtopia and Medtronic Way of life Intervention Pilot to Tackle Prevalence of Kind 2 Diabetes Exceeds Expectations in Newfoundland and Labrador

For additional info: Newtopia: Rob Halpern, [email protected]; ADDO Investor Relations for Newtopia: Kimberly Esterkin, [email protected]; 310-829-5400; Tracey Boland, Media Relations Supervisor, Japanese Well being, T: (709) 777-1412, [email protected]; Monika Paquette, Senior Communications Supervisor, Medtronic Canada, [email protected], 416-460-3573


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