Newtopia's Randomized Control Trial

Aetna Inc. sponsored a Randomized Control Trial evaluating Newtopia’s habit change experience. The results of the trial were published in the peer reviewed Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM).

iMac computer screen showing the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine article featuring Newtopia

Key Takeaways

Program tools including a scale, measuring tape, tablet, phone and smart watch

Strong Adoption


Of those invited started the program

Newtopia inspirator in tablet waving hello

High Engagement


Remained engaged during 12 months

A scale with a measuring taped artfully wrapped around it



Lost more than 10 pounds

A piggy bank with money going inside



1st year reduction in medical costs

Backed by Science

Additional research supporting our habit change approach focused on the at-risk population

Newtopia's Report on Sustainable Habit Change

  • Clinical Significance of 5% Weight Loss Read More
  • Review of Behavioral/Lifestyle Interventions for Overweight and Obesity Read More
  • Harmonizing the metabolic syndrome Read More
  • American Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults Read More
  • American Clinical Guidelines for Obesity Read More
  • Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP) in US Settings Read More
  • Recommendations for Behavioral Counseling for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Read More
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP): 10 Year Results Update Read More
  • Intensive Lifestyle Interventions for Overweight and Obesity: Scientific Basis and History Read More

What Participants are Saying