This Viewpoint discusses issues that prevent wearable medical devices from effectively bridging the gap between recording information and changing health-relate
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People have become addicted using wearable fitness technology thinking that it is a good escape and easy way to manage their health weight loss. Fitness wearable are marketed as a way to help you control your activity, but it turns out they may not help users keep weight off in the long term. According to a new study, obese adults who have lost weight, those using a fitness tracker gained back more weight than those who don’t have one. At DietSensor, we are convinced « what gets measured, gets managed! » Weight, diet and physical activity trackers often help you measure your progress but fail in telling you how to improve your habits or give you the support you need.