Sami Inkinen, Virta Health, on Reversing Type 2 Diabetes at Scale

Sami Inkinen, Co-Founder and CEO of Virta Health
  • How Sami’s personal connection to diabetes and passion to advance health on a global scale led to the founding of Virta Health
  • Why there has been no improvement in population-level outcomes for diabetes patients despite trillions of dollars spent over the past decade
  • Virta’s approach to reversing type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases, leading to gross savings of $5,000/patient per year and sustained improvements in patient outcomes
  • The required shift in telemedicine from episodic care to continuous care in order to achieve outcomes that were previously not possible
  • Sami’s learnings from his journey as a serial entrepreneur and advice to others hoping to make an impact in the healthcare industry



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