Entries by Tryggvi Thorgeirsson

Helping the country kick sugar

It is believed that lifestyle changes can benefit one third of the population with pre-diabetes or suffering from type 2 diabetes. Tryggvi Thorgeirsson and SidekickHealth are supporting a campaign to “kick sugar” in the new year. The Icelandic medical journal Læknablaðið spoke with Thorgeirsson about behavior change, digital therapies, the importance of data, and some […]

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How to implement technology into your employee wellness plan

Corporate wellness programs are growing steadily, and many companies are betting they will keep their costs under control. But how employers utilize technology to fit their workforces’ needs is a critical success factor. Wellness is rapidly evolving and becoming an integral part of how employers ensure maximum productivity and efficiency of their workforces. The Centers […]

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Improving workplace wellness

In an ideal scenario, corporate wellness programs will always lower health costs, enhance productivity, boost employee engagement and reduce employee absenteeism and turnover. But this state of workplace nirvana often feels out of reach. A significant barrier is the ability to motivate behavior change, which influences everything from employees’ daily health habits to their adoption […]