A new program at the Diabetes Center at University of California at San Francisco will use mobile apps to enable patients with pre-diabetes to share de-identified data with UCSF researchers, and in turn receive coaching from nutritionists, dieticians and fitness trainers.

UCSF is partnering with Yes Health, which offers an all-mobile diabetes prevention program that includes the apps and coaches. More than one-third of Americans have pre-diabetes, and 90 percent of them don’t know it, according to the American Diabetes Association. Without intervention, about 70 percent of those with pre-diabetes will develop the full disease.

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