Learn How to Use & Install Health Apps

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Stop by the U-Bar to test drive health apps and wearable devices, ask questions, and get hands-on instruction on how to install and use them.

The U-Bar is located in University of Utah Hospital, just off the main lobby in the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library. The U-Bar is staffed from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday, and no appointment is necessary.

The apps below focus on wellness, nutrition, fitness, diabetes, women’s health, and more. Showcased wearables are available for purchase in the hospital gift shop.

Available Apps

Activity And Exercise

FitBit

  • Track your steps
  • Log distance, calories burned, weight, and sleep
  • Set goals and stay motivated

Map My Walk

  • Follow your route on an interactive map
  • Log time, distance, pace, and calories burned
  • Share your walks with friends and family 
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

MyFitnessPal

  • World’s most popular health and fitness app
  • Easy-to-use food and exercise tracker
  • Set goals and stay motivated
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Strava

  • Track your fitness and analyze your training data
  • Map your favorite routes
  • See how you compare with friends, locals, and professional athletes
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Concussion

Curable

  • For back pain, migraine, and chronic pain
  • Understand why you have pain and what you can do about it
  • Learn practical mind techniques to lessen the experience of pain
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

CDC HEADS UP Concussion Safety

  • Prevent, recognize, and respond to concussions
  • For coaches, parents, children, and teens
  • 3D helmet tool shows proper helmet fit, safety, and care
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

SuperBetter

  • A game to help build your resilience
  • Learn how to stay strong, motivated, and optimistic during real-life challenges
  • Also helps teens recover after concussions
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Diabetes

Glucose Buddy

  • Log blood glucose, medication, and meals
  • Track trends in your blood sugar, insulin, A1C, weight, and blood pressure
  • Set reminders and print your log
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

mySugar- Diabetes App & Blood Sugar Tracker

  • For Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes
  • Log blood glucose, insulin, carbs, and medications
  • Creates detailed reports to share with your doctor
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

One Drop

  • Track blood sugar, medications, meals, weight, and activity
  • Personalized daily schedule sent to you each day
  • Set goals, view progress, and connect with others

Get it on Apple Store

Diet And Nutrition

Lose It!

  • Track your food and exercise to help you lose weight
  • Record weight, body fat, body measurements, calories, daily nutrients, hydration, and sleep
  • Set goals and stay motivated
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

SparkPeople

  • Track your food and exercise to help you lose weight
  • Count calories and plan your diet
  • Customized workouts and meal plans
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

General Health And Wellness

UtahAir

  • Quickly view current air quality conditions and action alerts
  • See how the pollution level will affect different health conditions
  • Three-day forecast can help you plan ahead 
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

CareZone

  • Organize information, medications, and doctor’s instructions
  • Scan pill bottles to create a medication list to share with doctors
  • Get reminders for you and your family
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

GoodRX

  • Find the lowest price for prescription drugs in your neighborhood
  • Get coupons and savings tips
  • You can use coupons even if you have health insurance
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

My Chart

  • Access your family's health information
  • View appointments, medications, immunizations, allergies, and test results
  • Send a message to your doctor
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

WellnessNOW

  • For University of Utah Health employees and plan participants
  • Schedule appointments, view test results, and connect with health coaches
  • Track activity, sleep, nutrition, body measurements, and more
Get it on Apple Store

Headaches

Curable

  • For back pain, migraine, and chronic pain
  • Understand why you have pain and what you can do about it
  • Learn practical mind techniques to lessen the experience of pain
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Migraine Buddy

  • Track migraines and headaches
  • Record symptoms, frequency, duration, and pain intensity
  • Can help you identify triggers
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Heart Health

Smart BP

  • Record, track, and share your blood pressure information
  • Set reminders
  • Smart Blood Pressure cannot measure blood pressure
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Pregnancy

Ovia Pregnancy

  • Easy-to-use pregnancy tracker
  • Log weight, nutrition, mood, sleep, activity, blood pressure, and appointments
  • Get daily updates on baby size and development
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Pregnancy Tracker & Baby App

  • Daily calendar to help you countdown to your due date
  • Includes information for fertility tracking and baby’s first year
  • Join community groups for expecting and new moms
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

I'm Expecting

  • Daily updates with videos, articles, and tips
  • Week by Week Guide tells what’s happening to baby and mother’s body
  • Track your pregnancy symptoms and learn what they mean
Get it on Apple Store

Web MD Pregnancy

  • Track your baby’s growth and development week by week
  • Articles, videos, slideshows, and safety tips
  • Checklists to get ready for baby’s arrival
Get it on Apple Store

Stress Management

Headspace

  • Teaches you the essentials of meditation
  • Track progress and time spent meditating
  • Free trial - then pay a fee for access to hundreds of guided meditations on subjects like focus, anxiety, and sleep
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Insight Timer

  • Thousands of free guided meditations in many languages
  • Meditations for beginners, children, and adults
  • Meditations on subjects like sleep, depression, pain management, and addiction
Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play