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

Designed to work with Fitbit activity trackers and smart scales. Wirelessly sync your Fitbit with your Android device. Uses GPS to track your runs, walks & hikes.

Map My Hike

Tracks your fitness activities through a built-in GPS. Can record workout duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map. Save and upload your workout data to build a comprehensive workout history, and share details of your fitness activities with friends and family via email and social media.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Map My Ride

Tracks your fitness activities through a built-in GPS. Can record workout duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map. Save and upload your workout data to build a comprehensive workout history, and share details of your fitness activities with friends and family via email and social media.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Map My Run

Tracks your fitness activities through a built-in GPS. Can record workout duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map. Save and upload your workout data to build a comprehensive workout history, and share details of your fitness activities with friends and family via email and social media.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

MyFitnessPal

Food and exercise tracking with a food database including over 5,000,000 foods. Fast and easy food and exercise entry. Connects with over 50 devices and apps including Fitbit, Jawbone UP, Garmin, MapMyFitness, Runkeeper, Strava, Runtastic, Misfit, Withings, and Healthkit.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Strava

Track your runs and rides with GPS, join Challenges, and see how you compare with friends, other locals, and professional athletes. Get key stats like distance, pace, speed, elevation gained and calories burned. Collect heart rate, power and cadence data from ANT+ and Bluetooth LE sensors.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Concussion

Cureable

Curable is an app for chronic pain. It is a guided program that uses a combination of pain science education and evidence-based techniques to helps you understand why you have pain, why it persists, and what you can do about it.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

HEADS UP

Provides tools and materials for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, athletes, and school and health care professionals to help prevent, recognize, and respond to concussions. Also includes a 3D helmet fit feature that teaches about proper helmet fit, safety and care.

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Get it on Google Play

SuperBetter

A game focused on building resiliency that has been shown to help helps teens improve their symptoms and optimism after suffering a concussion.

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Get it on Google Play

Diabetes

Glucose Buddy

Manually enter glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities to help manage diabetes. All data can be viewed and printed. Integrates with CalorieTrack for faster food and exercise logging. Can push out notification reminders.

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Get it on Google Play

mySugar Diabetes Log Book

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One Drop

Provides one-touch logging for glucose, food, medications, and activity for people with diabetes. Apple Watch app companion. Fully integrated with Apple HealthKit.

Get it on Apple Store

Diet And Nutrition

Lose It!

Track your food and exercise, plan meals, and stay motivated to make smarter choices and achieve your goals. Record weight, measurments, body fat, hydration, sleep, steps, calories burned, time exercised, and nutrients consumed.

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Get it on Google Play

SparkPeople

Largest food database of any tracking app. Fitness tracker with exercise demonstrations by certified trainers. Fitness and nutrition reporting. Barcode Scanner for efficient grocery shopping.

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Get it on Google Play

General Health And Wellness

Air Now

Location-specific reports on current and forecasted air quality for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5). Maps depict current and forecast air quality nationwide, and information on air quality-related health effects explains what actions people can take to protect their health at different AQI levels.

Get it on Apple Store

CareZone

Location-specific reports on current and forecasted air quality for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5). Maps depict current and forecast air quality nationwide, and information on air quality-related health effects explains what actions people can take to protect their health at different AQI levels.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Good RX

Location-specific reports on current and forecasted air quality for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5). Maps depict current and forecast air quality nationwide, and information on air quality-related health effects explains what actions people can take to protect their health at different AQI levels.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

iTriage

Quick access to a huge health care and medical database to help you find the most appropriate treatment, facility, or doctor.

Get it on Apple Store

My Chart

Access your family's health information. View health summary, current medications, immunization history, allergies, and test results released by your physician. View and pay your bill.

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Get it on Google Play

WellnessNOW

For University of Utah Health Care employees, plan participants, and other members of the WellnessNOW community, this is your portal to WellnessNOW programs and services. Use it for health risk assessment completion, biometric screenings, wellness visits, health coaching, incentives, and more.

Get it on Apple Store

Headaches

Migraine Buddy

Migraine headache diary and tracking app. Can record and identify migraine triggers, symptoms, frequency and duration, pain intensity and location, medications, and other lifestyle factors so users can improve their migraine condition.

Get it on Apple Store
Get it on Google Play

Heart Health

Smart BP

For University of Utah Health Care employees, plan participants, and other members of the WellnessNOW community, this is your portal to WellnessNOW programs and services. Use it for health risk assessment completion, biometric screenings, wellness visits, health coaching, incentives, and more.

Get it on Apple Store

Pregnancy

Ovia Pregnancy

Daily baby size and development updates, 400+ pregnacy articles, integrated with healthkit for sharing blood pressure and weight data.

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Get it on Google Play

Pregnancy Tracker & Baby App

Daily baby size and development updates, 400+ pregnacy articles, integrated with healthkit for sharing blood pressure and weight data.

Get it on Apple Store

I'm Expecting

Daily baby size and development updates, 400+ pregnacy articles, integrated with healthkit for sharing blood pressure and weight data.

Get it on Google Play

Web MD Pregnancy

Daily baby size and development updates, 400+ pregnacy articles, integrated with healthkit for sharing blood pressure and weight data.

Get it on Apple Store

Stress Management

Headspace

Hundreds of guided meditations and mindfulness exercises on subjects like focus, exercise, and sleep

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Insight Timer

Over 15,000 free guided meditations, with content for beginners, children, and adults, in several different languages.

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