In a recent study, published on the NIH-affiliated Journal of Medical Internet Research, a total of 812 weight loss apps have been analyzed for effectiveness. Kurbo was especially recognized to have implemented all (a total of 8) evidence-based strategies for weight management, including self-monitoring, goal-setting, physical activity support, healthy eating support, social support, gamification and personalized feedback delivered via a health coach.
Kurbo Selected as One of Top 60 Educational Apps by Tutora
Kurbo has been selected for the top 60 educational apps by Tutora. “Staying fit and healthy is especially important for children in our digital age – Kurbo combines our love for technology with crucial motivation for fitness.”
Singapore Government Taps Kurbo to Provide Mobile Health Coaching
Kurbo has been tapped by the government of Singapore to provide mobile health coaching to thousands of at-risk, overweight Singapore schoolchildren free of charge. This the first major government contract for Palo Alto-based Kurbo, which is already available at no cost to the employees of many Fortune 100 companies in the U.S.
American Journal of Health Promotion Highlights Kurbo
In the latest issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion, Kurbo CEO and Co-founder Joanna Strober, is featured as an influential thinker in the wellness field.
I MADE MY CHILD LOSE WEIGHT – AND I’M PROUD OF IT
“When doctors couldn’t offer solutions for my son’s obesity problem, I took things into my own hands.”
5 CANDY TIPS FOR A HEALTHY HALLOWEEN
Halloween has turned from a candy-filled day to a candy-filled month, but thanks to childhood weight/health expert, Thea Runyan’s tips, now you have a few easy ideas that make a big difference towards a healthier holiday.
MY DAUGHTER EATS BETTER BY FOLLOWING THE TRAFFIC LIGHTS
“When she asked for help in making smarter choices, we realized we needed some guidance. That’s why I was so intrigued by Kurbo, a new online weight-loss program for kids ages 8 to 18.”
CAN AN APP HELP A CHILD LOSE WEIGHT?
“Fun games provide nutrition lessons, a budgeting tool helps kids adjust their diet around special events, and weekly challenges keep users engaged.”
TECH TO TAME CLASSROOM BUGS AND BAD HABITS
“Kids can also get virtual and live coaching from real people who will help your child or teen stick to their goals and stay on track.”
HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I TRIED A CHILDREN’S WEIGHT LOSS APP
“There is no calorie counting or quibbling.”
KURBO RAISES $5.8M TO SUPPORT LAUNCH OF APP TO REDUCE CHILDHOOD OBESITY
“There’s plenty of interaction but there are also games to reinforce healthy diet and exercise habits.”
KURBO HEALTH RAISES $5.8 MILLION TO FIGHT CHILDHOOD OBESITY VIA AN APP, LIVE NOW ON IOS
“The program brings the parents into the process, not as strict disciplinarians who have to play the role of ‘food police,’ but as supporters.”
KURBO NAMED TO MEDTECH INNOVATOR TOP 100
“Kurbo is a comprehensive, evidence-backed system designed to empower and encourage kids, teens, families and adults to make healthier lifestyle choices.”
Palo Alto, CA (June 12, 2017) – Kurbo transforms the lives of kids, teens and adults through mobile technology and personal coaching that helps them eat healthier, exercise more and lose weight. Eight of 10 who completed the Kurbo program, which is based on 30 years of Stanford Hospital research, have lost weight. As part of its international expansion, Kurbo has moved beyond the U.S. to Austral…
Palo Alto, CA (MAY 01, 2017) – Kurbo, the leading mobile health coaching program for kids, teens and adults, announced today that in response to customer demand it has launched a new offering, Parent Coaching, to help parents talk to their children about the difficult subject of weight and create a healthier home environment.
“Many parents want their children to lose weight, but are uncomf…
Palo Alto, CA (November 30, 2016) – Kurbo, a mobile health coaching program for kids, teens and families, was selected to be among the innovative products offered by Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new and groundbreaking venture that aims to revolutionize the way we work and live, which launched today.
Thrive Global’s mission is to end the stress and burnout epidemic by offering com…