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About Whoop Wearable Device
Professionals athletes use continuous wearing Whoop System to reduce injuries and predict peak performance. Now, this system is available to all individuals. Predictive analytical capabilities of Whoop system with the data is the key feature of this product when compared with similar devices from Fitbit or Jawbone. The system helps athletes in reducing injuries and predicting their peak performance. Next version of the devices are fully automatic and no need of entering data manually.
Personalized Diet And Fitness Device and App From STYR Labs
Arizona based company STYR Labs have launched a couple of fitness devices and a smartphone App. The App collects individual's health data and provides personalized diet containing multivitamins and protein based on set fitness targets. STYR Labs Activity Tracker tracks steps, calorie count and distance moved and sends to a smartphone. The STYR's Activity Tracker provides diet plans directly to an individual. The activity tracker shows body weight, body fat, bone mass, BMI and water content to build custom protein packets blended with probiotics and vitamins in multiple flavors.
About One Drop Chrome and Premium Diabetes App
One Drop diabetes management app, from Informed Data Systems Inc, is now available in Android version apart from iOS. The app is suitable for pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients to store and share data such as blood glucose levels, diet, insulin doses and physical activity. They can get actionable information based on stored individual's health data. The company is going to offer
- A blood glucose monitor called One Drop Chrome that can be connected to One Drop diabetes management app
- One Drop Premium, a diabetes supply subscription services
The One Drop App can be integrated with Apple Health to synchronize data from other apps and devices. The product is available in more than 190 countries supporting multiple languages that include English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic etc. The app can be downloaded from App Store (iOS version) or from Google Play (Android version).
Less Protein Food Content Increases Insulin Sensitivity
A study by Prof Bettina Mittendorfer on women individuals shows high protein diet prevents health advantages associated with reducing weight such as insulin sensitivity. Researchers examined for over seven months duration with 34 obese women aged between 50 and 65 without diabetes. The study results with women individuals on diet with the standard amount of protein recorded 25 to 30 percent improvement in insulin sensitivity. Researchers found that in losing weight associated with less protein food content increases insulin sensitivity. The principal investigator of the study is Prof Bettina Mittendorfer, School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis. The study results were published in the journal Cell Reports.
Risk Of Liver Cancer Increases With Increase In Obesity Or BMI
A study by Dr. Peter Campbell shows type 2 diabetes (T2D) individual with high body mass index (BMI) is at 2.61 times increased risk of liver cancer. As waist diameter increases by 5cms, the risk of liver cancer increases by eight percent. For every five kg/meter2 increase in BMI, the risk of liver cancer increases by 38 percent in men and 25 percent in women. Author of the study says incidents of liver cancer increased due to obesity and alcohol consumption. Author of the study is Dr. Peter Campbell at the American Cancer Society and the study results were published in Cancer Research.
| Published on October 18, 2016 |
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