Dr. Reza Yavari
Board Certified Endocrinologist, Founder & CEO, Beyond Care
Challenge: How Can We Help People Prevent, Detect, and Manage Chronic Diseases, Especially in Resource-Limited Settings?
Solution: A Digital Platform for Automated Self-Coaching for Obesity and Diabetes
Beyond Care combines biometric assessment with clinically validated lifestyle interventions, all in an individualized digital coaching platform. Going beyond education and awareness, this mobile application enables users to meet weight loss goals and reduce diabetes risk while engaging in healthy behavior change with incentives and interactive quizzes called lifecards.
Dr. Reza Yavari is a Board Certified Endocrinologist trained at the Yale School of Medicine. As Founder and CEO of Beyond Care® since 2000, he has been a leader in the field of lifestyle management aimed at metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity. Yavari is a regular guest on national and local radio and television stations and lectures frequently to a variety of audiences. His efforts and his book titled It Must Be My Metabolism (McGraw-Hill, 2006) have been featured in the New York Times, the Yoga Journal, Shape Magazine, NPR, CNN News Live, More magazine, among other national press and media. His upcoming book titled Situational Coaching together with an accompanied software app called Health Lifecards will soon be available for health seekers who wish to self-coach to lose weight and reduce diabetes risk by means of therapeutic lifestyle change.