The A to Z of HRV and to use it in your digital health app
HRV, a digital biomarker that has a received a lot of attention in recent times. This article explains what HRV is, why people are so excited by it and how at Vital we’ve seen leading digital health companies use the metric effectively to personalize their products.
A Guide to Understanding Testosterone Levels by Age
A comprehensive guide to understanding the natural changes in testosterone levels among men as you age. Learn how testosterone levels decrease, when testosterone levels can be considered “too low,” the symptoms associated with low testosterone, and how you can test your testosterone levels at home.
GLP-1 Drugs for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know
GLP-1 drugs are revolutionizing the weight loss industry. Maintaining a healthy weight can be difficult for some people, but GLP-1s hold great promise, particularly for those with conditions that make it harder to lose weight — for instance, those with diabetes. This article explains what GLP-1s are, how they work for weight loss, potential concerns about the drug, and tips on optimizing their use for weight loss.
Physician Follow-ups: What they are and why your company needs them
In our last article, we highlighted the complexity of setting up your own Lab Testing Operations, including the need to partner with a clinical physician network for pre-test order review and post-test results. In this article, we are diving deeper into why physician follow-ups are so important for digital health companies and their patients.
Buy vs Build: 6 Problems with Launching Lab Testing on Your Own
In the era of personalised healthcare, granular health insights have become crucial for companies to stay competitive. The most invasive of these insights can include blood, urine or saliva tests analyzed in labs. Whether you are a men’s health company looking to launch testosterone test kits or a diabetes management company testing for HbA1C and lipids, venturing into the realm of lab testing can be complex and fraught with challenges. This article will be your go-to-guide on the complexities of launching your own lab testing operations and may get you to think again about whether to buy vs build 😉