Digbi Health's gut-microbiome and genetic-based obesity management program now allows 60,000 Doctors and Providers in Blue Shield of California's Network to Prescribe the Digital Therapeutics Plat...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A Digbi Health, the first company with a clinically proven genetics and gut-microbiome based program to safely and sustainably treat and manage obesity and associated inflammatory gut, skin and cardiometabolic health issues, is now available to Blue Shield of California members, as a fully covered program, on the health plan'sA Wellvolution platform. It's the first time over 60,000 physicians and clinicians practicing in California in the Blue Shield of California's network can prescribe a weight-loss program personalized on a person's genetic, gut microbiome and lifestyle. Through the Digbi Health solution, patients are supported by a team of caregivers, led by a physician and care experts trained in nutrition, cognitive behavior therapy, genetics and gut microbiome. Blue Shield of California offers access to Digbi Health through the Wellvolution platform as a fully covered program to members who qualify. The Digbi Health Precision Care Network (PCN) is a network of physicians practicing precision medicine. As part of that network, physicians get marketing resources to educate their patients about Digbi Health on the Wellvoution platform, access to their patient's dashboard, with patient approval, and additional support from the Digbi Health care concierge team to support their patients between visits to help improve patient outcomes. Digbi Health program members without a physician can also get referred to a specialist in the PCN.A  "The development of cardiovascular disease is a matter of genetic predisposition and gut microbiome composition interacting with acquired conditions, and factors such as diet, exercise, and exposure to damaging elements," said Cynthia Thaik, MD. Harvard-trained cardiologist at the Holistic Healing Heart Center and Digbi Health PCN member.
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