Forward is a new type of medical service, designed to be a supplemental offering to your standard insurance. Even though it is not insurance covered you can pay for it out of an Flexible Spending Account (FSA). I have had the subscription for more than a year, and in that time have not seen my… Continue reading Forward Review – Concierge Doctor Subscription
How accurate are Cue Health at home Covid tests? For an at home test, a review needs to consider both the ease of use and how accurate are the results of the test. 96%! That’s the effectiveness of the Cue Health at home Covid kit effectiveness (according to the FDA filing). That’s also the worst… Continue reading Cue Health Review – At home Covid test
Of all the things that at home urine tests can track, one of the common ones is hydration. Arguably this is the easiest to measure without a test, starting well hydrated will be apparent in the color of your urine, but a test can still help. Hydration is important for so many things. Other than… Continue reading Tracking Hydration with Vivoo
Vivoo is another early stage company offering at home test kits to learn about your health. They make over the counter test strips that can be scanned and use a connected app to deliver results. Urinalysis at home is becoming more popular, since it has the potential to unlock loads of information and is less… Continue reading Vivoo Home Test – Review of at home urinalysis
Many users of the Apple Watch have used it to track steps and stay active. VO2 max, a measurement of how much oxygen the body consumes during intense workouts, is also a watch tracked statistic. If you increased activity is making you more fit, the Vo2 max should show this. But measuring the amount of… Continue reading VO2 Max Test – Apple Watch vs. DexaFit Review
Everyday you give away mountains of data without any benefit. Each time you exhale, the makeup of your breath contains a mountain of information about how your body is working. Lumen uses carbon dioxide measurements in your breath, CO2, to gauge what your body is processing. This measurement can be used to define your metabolism… Continue reading Lumen Review – Tracking Metabolism
For years I ran sporadically, 15-20 miles maximum a week. On a handful of occasions I would train for a race for 3-4 weeks. That totaled 500-1000 miles a year. Given that experience I can say that on average my running shoes lasted a minimum of 350 miles when running primarily trails, and 400-600 when… Continue reading How many miles do my running shoes last?
The Daily Pee Test with 3 Minute Results Review In July 2020 I pre ordered my first 5 home Vessel health pee tests, which cost about $50. I read that Bloom Health, which changed their name to Vessel Health, opened pre-orders for their at home urinalysis kits (pee tests!). They would be making shipments soon… Continue reading Vessel Health Review – Cost and Benefit of Health Strips