Virta Health

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Virta is an online specialty medical clinic that aims to reverse type 2 diabetes safely and sustainably, without the risks, costs, or side effects of medications or surgery. The company combines innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science and digital tools with clinical expertise to shift the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. The Virta Treatment includes several components:
  • Continuous medical supervision, check-ups and safe medication reductions.
  • Personal health coach to help users form habits and keep them accountable.
  • Individualized treatment plan
  • Desktop and mobile apps for providing immediate access to care
  • On-demand resources from a structured online curriculum that includes recipes, guides and meal plans.
  • Private Virta community for connecting with other patients.
Virta costs $370 per month for one year with a one-time $500 initiation fee paid upfront. After the first year, it costs $199 per month. The service is covered by several employers and health plans.
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Funding 💰

Total $82M
Select investors Venrock, Obvious Ventures, Bronze Investments, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Redmile Group, Creandum, Rock Health, Allen & Company, Caffeinated Capital
Last update: May 25, 2018