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S8: #072: Can Wearable Devices Help Drive Behavior Change?

34 minutes

In this episode we explore the intersection of wearables, data and behavior change.  We all know that behavior change is a key part to managing or reversing the effects of chronic conditions, but how can wearable technology enable people to make better decisions about their activity, diet, and sleep? Or do wearable trackers help us justify our bad behavior - like treating ourselves to a pumpkin spice latte as a reward because we hit our 10,000 steps for the day (you know who you are!).

Here to share his experience is Dr John Moore.  John  is a physician, engineer and the Medical Director at Fitbit. He was a co-founder of Twine Health where they developed an innovative, and proven, health coaching platform that empowers people to take control of their health to achieve better outcomes. Twine was acquired by Fitbit in February 2018, and John became Fitbit’s first medical director.  Twine’s Health coaching platform is now integrated [...read more...]

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