Newtopia's Randomized Control Trial

Aetna Inc. had sponsored a randomized control trial evaluating Newtopia’s habit change program. 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

High Adoption


Of those invited started the program

Newtopia inspirator in tablet waving hello

High Engagement


Remained engaged for 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