Fitbit offers a series of health applications (apps) for its Versa, Versa Lite, and Ionic smartwatches. The goal of these various apps to help users better understand and manage their various health conditions.
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Fitbit’s Health Apps
As for the health apps that are now available, here are some of the favorites:
- Dexcom: Dexcom helps people better manage their diabetes with continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) products and tools for patients.
- Diplomat Pharmacy Inc.: Provides innovative digital health tools for oncology patients.
- Fitabase: Fitabase provides a platform for innovative data collection to advance research efforts.
- Go365® by Humana: Go365® is a wellness and rewards program that helps you live a healthier life, with personalized activities, as well as tracking, support, and rewards, to keep you inspired along the way.
- Limeade: An employee engagement company, Limeade integrates well-being, engagement, inclusion, aggregation, and social recognition software into one seamless experience.
- One Drop: One Drop is the most advanced virtual diabetes care platform in the market today and provides users with evidence-based and clinically effective glucose monitoring.
- Sickweather: Sickweather’s mission is to provide the most accurate, predictive, and meaningful sickness forecast in the world.
- Walgreens: Lets users easily locate their closest Walgreens pharmacy, view Balance® Rewards points, and save money on Walgreens purchases.
Check out all of Fitbit’s available health apps for your Versa, Versa Lite, and Ionic here. See if your favorite app is available or if your health provider offers an app!
Fitbit was extremely excited to make this announcement, as the new SDK for Fitbit OS is off to the races. The company claims that there are more than 18,000 developers that are taking advantage of the new SDK.
Fitbit and Google
This announcement comes just after Google announced Fitbit is to be acquired by Google. This acquisition allows Fitbit to “push patient data” using Google’s new Cloud Healthcare API.
The benefit of this partnership with Google is that your health information is properly transferred and shared.
Now, of course, this won’t be done without express consent by the user, so the information will never end up in the “wrong hands”.
What all of this means is that Fitbit is actively striving to make the lives of its users better.
If you are someone who suffers from something like diabetes or other illnesses, these apps will help ensure that you stay on top of everything.
Eventually, there is hope that more smartwatch and fitness tracker makers will announce similar partnerships.
What’s the fun in tracking your fitness, if you can’t track every aspect of your health?
Let us know what you think about these new apps coming to Fitbit smartwatches.
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