Joe Toniolo, Senior Director of Health & Welfare Plans at US Foods
Joe Toniolo

Senior Director, Health & Welfare Plans at US Foods

"Virta is a life-changing diabetes solution your team will thank you for"

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Industry-leading Outcomes

In both commercial and peer-reviewed clinical settings, patients quickly improve health and make it last. The results? Reduced medical costs, less dependence on prescription medications, and drastic improvements in other areas of cardiometabolic health.
$5,500

Rx Cost Savings

Average Rx cost savings per member per year,
for patients on branded medications¹
71%

Reduction in Rx Costs

Reduction in Rx costs across the population after one year¹
90%

Patient Retention

Retention rate after one year¹
2–4

Daily Patient Interactions

Average patient interactions with health coach per day, 100x more than other solutions¹

Employer Case Studies

Virta patients quickly improve health and make it last. The results? Reduced medical costs, less dependence on prescription medications, and drastic improvements in health beyond type 2 diabetes.
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66%

Elimination of diabetes Rx

Elimination of diabetes-specific prescriptions in the population
$5,500

Savings on high-cost patients

Total annual savings for high-cost patients based on US Foods claims data
28 lbs

Weight loss

More than 2x the threshold for what is considered clinically significant
76%

Percent improving HbA1c

% of patients with high HbA1c (7.0+) who lowered HbA1c by 1 point or more
$6,500

Gross healthcare savings per patient

40% lower costs for Virta-treated patients compared to control group
25 lbs

Weight loss

Approximately 2x the threshold for what is considered clinically significant
50%

Reduction in insulin

Total insulin prescriptions eliminated across the population
$3,120

Savings on diabetes-specific Rx

Average savings per patient on elimination of diabetes-specific prescriptions
78%

HbA1c improvement

Percent of patients achieving sub-diabetic A1c after one year
64%

Elimination of diabetes Rx

Elimination of diabetes-specific prescriptions across the population
$3,698

Savings on diabetes-specific Rx

Total annual cost savings on diabetes Rx, per patient per year, based on claims data
60%

Diabetes reversal

Percent of patients achieving HbA1c below the diabetes threshold without requiring diabetes Rx

The Reversal Advantage

Unlike traditional care or even next generation diabetes management—each of which typically focus on medication adherence—diabetes reversal focuses on safe elimination of prescription through a medically-supervised nutrition therapy.

 
Usual Care / DRUG THERAPY²
Tech-enabled Management³
Virta Health¹
HbA1c Change +0.2% -0.6% -1.4%
Medication Change +6% +3% -71%
Weight Loss 0 lbs -1 lbs -30 lbs

Pay for results, not promises

Virta only gets paid if we are successful in delivering real health improvement—the way all payment should work in healthcare.

100% fees at risk for:

  • A1c Improvements
  • Weight Loss
  • Prescription Reductions

We don't charge for:

  • Implementation
  • Non-participants
  • Engagement
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Joe Toniolo, Senior Director of Health & Welfare Plans at US Foods
“Before Virta, employers didn’t have an effective solution for employees with type 2 diabetes. Virta allows employers to provide a life-changing, clinically proven diabetes reversal program.”
Joe Toniolo
Senior Director, Health & Welfare Plans, US Foods
Candace Shaffer, Director of Benefits at Purdue University
“Feedback on Virta Health has been extremely positive. Employees are reducing and even eliminating medications, losing weight and overall feeling much healthier."
Candace Shaffer
Director of Benefits, Purdue University
Milt Ezzard, VP of Global Benefits, Activision Blizzard
"Virta’s approach to chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes is helping our employees reduce dependency on prescription medications, lose weight, and return to activities they haven’t done in years."
Milt Ezzard
Vice President of Global Benefits, Activision Blizzard
Dr. Setu Vora, Chief Medical Officer of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
"Virta Health is helping members of our community regain their health and eliminate expensive medications like insulin. The positive feedback I receive is overwhelming."
Dr. Setu Vora
Chief Medical Officer of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Shirley, Virta patient
"Virta has been life-changing for me, and for our employees who have also enrolled. The dramatic improvements in weight, A1c, and medication use, not to mention the savings we are seeing, have been remarkable."
Shirley Mennen
HR Director, Tippecanoe County
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Virta Partners with Veterans Affairs

Veterans are particularly affected by type 2 diabetes, and more than one million are living with the condition. Virta partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help veterans restore metabolic health while simultaneously removing the need for prescription medications.

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Webinars

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Purdue: One Year Outcomes

Purdue, a public university with over 16,000 employees, shares its one year outcomes, including cutting diabetes prescription drugs costs by nearly $3,500 per member per year.

Watch Purdue webinar
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Beyond Telemedicine: Cleveland Clinic and the Future of Remote Care

Dr. Peter Rasmussen, Medical Director of Digital Health at the Cleveland Clinic, shares Cleveland Clinic’s journey in rolling out telemedicine to patients and employees.

Watch Cleveland Clinic webinar
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US Foods: Six Month Outcomes

US Foods, a leading food distributor with more than 25,000 employees, shares 6-month outcomes, including how nearly half of their participants reversed their type 2 diabetes.

Watch US Foods webinar

Case Studies

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US Foods

US Foods, a leading food distributor with more than 25,000 employees, shares its 6-month outcomes, including how nearly half of its participants reversed their type 2 diabetes.

Read US Foods case study (PDF)
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Tippecanoe County

Tippecanoe County, located in the west-central portion of Indiana, covers nearly 1,200 employees and their dependents. Learn how Virta eliminated 70% of diabetes prescription drugs after just 6 months.

Read Tippecanoe County case study (PDF)
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Nielsen

Nielsen, a data and measurement firm with over 4,400 employees, presents Virta's 1-year outcomes, including cutting insulin utilization by 50%.

Read Nielsen case study (PDF)

Articles

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Virta Health’s Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Treatment Now Available to Blue Shield of California Members

Virta is available through the nonprofit health plan’s newly re-launched Wellvolution digital therapeutics and community health network, which was developed by Solera Health.

Read about our BSCA partnership
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Sustainability of Type 2 Diabetes Reversal: White Paper

The Virta Treatment delivers results that endure. Our patients experience clinically significant health improvements that last for two years—and counting.

Read about Virta's sustainability (PDF)
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1 Year Commercial Outcomes: White Paper

By 100 days, patients on average lost 19 lbs and eliminated 67% of diabetes-specific medication prescriptions. By one year, 90% of patients continued with Virta, with continued medication reductions and cost savings.

Read about Virta's 1-year outcomes (PDF)

Citations and Footnotes

  1. Virta Health Registry for Remote Care of Chronic Conditions. Health and economic outcomes as of March 2019
  2. Hallberg SJ, McKenzie AL, Williams P, et al. Effectiveness and Safety of a Novel Care Model for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes at One Year: An Open Label, Non-Randomized, Controlled Study. Diabetes Therapy. 2018; 9(2): 583-612. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0373-9
  3. Livongo Health, Empowering People with Chronic Conditions, September 2018