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Fitbit is the first wearable company to get the green light to participate in the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us program. All of Us was initially started by President Obama in 2015 under the name Precision Medicine Initiative, and is an open research project aimed at discovering how individual differences inform health, and how participants can learn about and contribute to their own health.
The program is aiming to get 1 million Americans to eventually enroll in the program, and has just purchased 10,000 Fitbit devices for participants to use, as reported by TechCrunch. Fitbit was chosen for several reasons, including broad compatibility and the device’s ability to hold a charge for several days.
Two Fitbit models will be available for participants to use — the Charge 2 and Alta HR. Adam Pellegrini, Fitbit’s health solutions general manager, told TechCrunch it is using the devices in order to gain …