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Harnessing the power of wearable devices, data, education and a peer support group, people with prediabetes can lose weight and fend off the disease. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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This Chef Lost 50 Pounds And Reversed Pre-Diabetes With A Digital Program

People with prediabetes like a Washington state chef reversed the diagnosis using a digital program that harnesses the power of wearable devices, data, education, e-coaching and peer support.

Slightest Right Makaya McCraven
Gnawa Makaya McCraven
Hallelujah Junction - 1st Movement John Adams

The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), the U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, anchored off the coast in Danang, Vietnam on Monday. Linh Pham/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. Aircraft Carrier Anchors Off Vietnam For The First Time Since The War

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Let's Get Back Cuong Vu Trio
Mercury Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, James McAlister, Bryce Dessner

Immigrant rights advocates, seen here at the Capitol last week, say they are keeping pressure on President Trump and Congress to act on the DACA program. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As DACA Deadline Passes, Advocates Urge Trump To 'Fix What You Broke'

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D-Town Tabernacle Choir Dabrye
No Child of God Dabrye
Lady Bird Jon Brion

Doma Hyolmo, 15, carries skis during her first attempt at skiing in Kalinchowk, a village in the mountains of Nepal. While a few adventure tourists come to ski in Nepal, most Nepalese haven't tried the sport. Danielle Preiss for NPR hide caption

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A Nation With Some Of The World's Highest Mountains Is Finally Starting To Ski

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Six Degrees Ghostface Killah, BadBadNotGood et. al.
Stark's Reality Ghostface Killah & BadBadNotGood

Harnessing the power of wearable devices, data, education and a peer support group, people with prediabetes can lose weight and fend off the disease. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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This Chef Lost 50 Pounds And Reversed Prediabetes With A Digital Program

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It's one thing to track your heart rate, pulse or other movements with a smart watch or other consumer electronics, researchers say, but quite another to rely on the device to diagnose a disease. martin-dm/Getty Images hide caption

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Like It Or Not, Personal Health Technology Is Getting Smarter

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Shining - Instrumental Version BRNFKD
Spectre [Bibio Remix] Tycho

South Korea's national security director Chung Eui-yong, center, National Intelligence Service Chief Suh Hoon, second left, and others in the delegation pose before boarding an aircraft as they leave for Pyongyang at a military airport south of Seoul Monday. Jung Yeon-je/AP hide caption

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South Korean Officials Meet Kim Jong Un To Pave The Way For U.S. Talks

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Rays of Light Tigran Hamasyan
The American Tigran Hamasyan
Ronsel Leaves Tamar-kali
The Shape Of Water Alexandre Desplat
Overflow Of Love Alexandre Desplat
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Chris & Rose (Love Theme) Michael Abels
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