Fitbit has come a long way since the early days of step tracking. Now you can track a range of health data from sleep and exercise to your blood oxygen level. Now the company is introducing an update to its app that adds blood glucose tracking, although you̵
In case you missed it, Google recently completed the Fitbit purchase. The addition of blood glucose tracking may have emerged from that new arrangement, as developers could write blood glucose data to Google Fit through APIs. Likewise, Apple Health supports blood glucose tracking.
But don’t confuse this with a feature on the device like SP02 tracking. You must log the data manually or link a OneTouch Reveal app from LifeScan to Fitbit. Support for other meters and apps is coming soon.
The idea is usually to keep all of your health information in one place so you don’t have to jump between apps to see all of your data. And Fitbit hopes that collecting the data will help you spot trends.
Fitbit Premium users will also see “how often their glucose levels fall within their target range over a 30-day period, along with correlations between when they take a measurement and their levels, as well as trends in this data.”
The update is now rolling out to iOS and Android users in the United States.
Source: Fitbit via 9to5Google