Published: Tue, May 08, 2018
Research | By Wilma Wheeler

Fitbit Introduces Health Management Apps

Fitbit Introduces Health Management Apps

Android users will have to wait until the end of the month.

When you receive a message through WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Slack, or any other messaging app on your watch, just click on the notification to expand it. Scroll down to the bottom, tap Reply, and you can choose from five different pre-set messages or scroll over to the emoji tab, as pictured above.

According to Fitbit, "Female health tracking will automatically be a default tile for all adult users who identify themselves as female in the Fitbit app".

Clearing notifications on your watch now clears them from your phone, too.
These apps and clock faces should provide Fitbit smartwatch users new options to improve wellness and help manage conditions, such as diabetes and some types of cancer, Fitbit says in an official statement.

For female health tracking, Fitbit details the ability to track menstrual cycles and symptoms, which should help optimize your health goals and life planning.

If you're a Versa or Ionic user, you can also check to see how many days until your next period and fertility window from your wrist by swiping up from the watch face. The Fitbit Versa and Ionic are two solid fitness watches that ...

Enter a simple but detailed and comprehensive tool aiming to help the ladies gain a better understanding of how their body works, as well as providing "personalized insights" into how your cycle impacts your activity, sleep, weight and nutrition, and "potentially how these things can affect your cycle".

Fitbit's Versa comes standard in black with a black aluminum case, gray with a silver aluminum case, or peach with a rose gold aluminum case. The brand also teamed up with The Council of Fashion Designers of America to create a Designer collection by New York-based brand PH5. Or program your own responses from the app. Until now, Fitbit had allowed users to view only incoming texts across their devices with screens.

With the release of the Versa, Fitbit has also rolled out its new OS - Fitbit 2.0 - allowing all Ionic users to update to the new software. The apps and clock faces that have been announced come from Dexcom, Diplomat Pharmacy Inc, Fitabase, Humana, Limeade, One Drop, Sickweather, and Walgreens.

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