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Get your life back–and leave diabetes behind

With Virta, you can lose weight, reduce medications, and save money so you can get back to what you love.
Virta may be available at no direct cost to you

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Diabetes • Prediabetes • Weight

Life transformed

Better days are possible with food as medicine. Lose weight and lower blood sugar–without the side effects.

Virta may be available at no direct cost to you and your dependents

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Better health is within reach

Weight loss needs more than willpower

Virta can help you feel better, naturally. Our medical team and health coaches will help you every step of the way.
Virta’s clinical care teams use nutrition science to learn what your body needs more of, and less of, to quickly burn fat and gain energy.

Feel better, live better

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Lose weight and stay full
Reduce your blood sugar and A1C
Get off your diabetes medications
Nutrition not calorie restriction.
Eat until you feel full.
Safety over side effects.
Live without injections.
About the journey not the judgment.
Get caring providers and coaches.
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Our nutrition plan is tailored to your lifestyle

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Daily health coach support
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Starter kit and supplies included
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Ongoing medical monitoring

Virta offers more than diabetes reversal

Capital Blue Cross fully covers the cost of Virta for eligible members with type 2 diabetes. Apply today to begin your journey toward better health!

Diabetes Reversal

Virta makes reversal possible. Our virtual clinic can help you lose weight, lower your blood sugar, and reduce medications.
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Prediabetes

Stop prediabetes in its tracks. Our virtual clinic can help you lose weight and prevent rising blood sugar.
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Obesity

Lose weight without counting calories. Our health coaches can help you gain control of cravings and keep you on track.
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Diabetes Management

Get tips to manage your A1c levels. Access to a health coach and free testing supplies will get you started.

Get care at no cost

Capital Blue Cross fully covers the cost of Virta for eligible members with type 2 diabetes. Apply today to begin your journey toward better health!

Diabetes Reversal

Virta makes reversal possible. Our virtual clinic can help you lose weight, lower your blood sugar, and reduce medications.
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Prediabetes Reversal

Stop prediabetes in its tracks. Our virtual clinic can help you lose weight and prevent rising blood sugar.
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Obesity Treatment

Lose weight without counting calories. Our health coaches can help you gain control of cravings and keep you on track.
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Diabetes Management

Get tips to manage your A1c levels. Access to a health coach and free testing supplies will get you started.

Weight loss done differently

Get care at $0 through your plan*
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A plan that fits your life

Easy-to-use tools and recipes are made for the every day so you can reach your goals and live your life.
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Coaching for the ups-and-downs

Your coaching team will get to know you, your needs, your tastes, and help you course-correct when needed.
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Ongoing clinical care

Medical clinicians monitor your health as you make food changes for safe and sustainable weight loss.

See Your Results

Smarter nutrition. Lasting results.

Our members are discovering their best selves, and you can too. Start your journey and see your potential 90 day health outcomes.

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Average Member Outcomes After One Year

Members lose weight and sustain it over time. Backed by clinical research.

Weight Loss

31 lbs
Decrease

A1c Reduction

1.3
Decrease

Diabetes Medication Elimination

(excluding Metformin)
63%
Decrease

First 10 weeks

31 lbs
Decrease

After one year

24 lbs
Decrease

Virta Health Registry, average weight loss among enterprise patients with obesity.

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 Ther. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s13300-018-0373-9

Reversal is life-changing. Our members say it best.

What our members have to say

Michael and Brenda share what life with Virta means to them

Kevin got off insulin and saved $500/month

“I run around with my kids a lot more than I did six months ago. I feel like I’m 15 years younger.”

Wilma reversed her type 2 diabetes and is off her insulin

"I thought I would be a slave to insulin for the rest of my life. After three weeks on Virta, I was completely off of insulin."

Kim lost 75 pounds and has kept it off for 3 years

“...this is the first time ever in my life that my stomach has communicated with my brain to say, 'Stop, I'm full.'"
Upcoming Webinar

Food As Medicine

Virta can help you find low-carb alternatives of your favorite foods. Learn how nutrition can help members lose weight, reduce medication use, and even reverse diabetes.

March 19, 2024
10am PT / 1pm ET
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How Virta Care Works

Ready to see change that lasts? Our team will guide you along the way. Apply now to get started.
Don't eat less. Eat better-for-you versions of the meals you love. Personal nutrition plans include medical care, coaching, and digital tools at $0 for those who qualify.
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If you struggle with blood sugar, you may be carbohydrate intolerant

If you struggle with weight or high blood sugar, you may be carbohydrate intolerant

If you struggle with weight gain, you may be carbohydrate sensitive

Learn how carb sensitivity can impact health and what you can do about it.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can type 2 diabetes be reversed?
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Do I need a referral from my doctor to start Virta?
Has Virta been studied by researchers?
Is Virta right for me?
What is Virta Health?
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How is Virta different?
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Do I need a referral from my doctor to start Virta?
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Eligibility

Virta is available to Capital Blue Cross members ages 18 to 79 who are enrolled in an eligible health plan. This benefit is available to those with type 2 diabetes. Some medical conditions will exclude patients from the Virta treatment. Start the application process now to find out if you qualify.

On behalf of Capital Blue Cross, Virta Health, an independent company, provides this diabetes reversal program.

Capital Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, serving 21 counties in Central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.