FitBit and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Launches a Digital Health Project, Fitbit Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD)

 FitBit and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Launches a Digital Health Project, Fitbit Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD)

FitBit and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Launches a Digital Health Project, Fitbit Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD)

Shots:

  • The BYOD project is initiated for All of Us Research Program, enrolling 1M participants to gather collective data for improving the ability of preventing and treating diseases based on lifestyle, environment and genetics
  • The FitBit device helps in collecting real-world, real-time data using their own account with the program and manually adding the information including weight, water intake and meals, allowing to understand the impact of lifestyle and environment on health and developing techniques for improving QoL
  • Second, All of Us research program using Fitbit devices is expected to launch in 2019, conducted by Scripps Research Translational Institute generating data of health indicators such as physical activity, heart rate and sleep in conjunction

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