Tracking Body Tape Measurements

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The Heads Up Health app has added new functionality to help you track body tape measurements. In addition to the standard body composition metrics such as weight, body fat percentage and BMI, Heads Up now has the ability to help you track and trend your body tape measurements. If you want to skip ahead and […]

Insulin Load – Beyond “Counting Carbs”

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This is a guest post on insulin load by Michael Alward Insulin Load – An Introduction When I first adopted a low carb eating plan, I remember countless questions on low carb support groups as to how to count the carbs / net carbs of various processed food products (on this particular day, it happened […]

Tracking the Glucose Ketone Index

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In this post we will examine the “glucose ketone index” as a biomarker for tracking metabolic health. We will also explore some of the primary use cases for tracking the glucose ketone index including cancer treatment, weight loss, metabolic disease management and athletic performance. Lastly, we will demonstrate how you can use Heads Up Health […]

Customizing Lab Ranges in Your Heads Up Profile

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Customizing lab ranges is a unique feature that allows you to tailor your Heads Up profile to meet your specific needs (skip to the end of this post for a link to the video tutorial). If you’ve been tracking lab values in your Heads Up profile, you’ve noticed that we provide standard reference ranges for […]

Tracking Breath Ketones in Heads Up Health

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For those who are looking to reap the benefits of a ketogenic diet, tracking ketone levels can be a helpful part of the process. Testing for ketones in blood is considered the most accurate method, but the test strips can be expensive and the testing process requires piercing the skin for a drop of blood, which […]

Blood Type – The Basics

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Can you name a famous football player? What about a Real Housewife? Now, can you name your blood type? If you answered “no,” you have a problem. Knowing your blood type can come in handy — to say the least — in a variety of situations. The Benefits of Knowing Your Blood Type Emergency preparation: […]

Eye Exam – The Basics

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Eyes are the windows to the soul. Pretty important, right? Then why is it that an estimated 61 million Americans are at risk for vision loss, and yet only half have visited an eye doctor in the last year? Eye exams can be easy to forget. Unless you have a problem seeing or need your […]

Dental Exam – The Basics

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Dental decay happens to just about everyone eventually. It’s just a part of getting older, with a whopping 91 percent of adults between ages 20 and 64 experiencing some sort of tooth breakdown, from tooth decay to cavities. The scary part is that studies have shown up to 27 percent of those people could have […]

Using the Personal Challenge Feature

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The personal challenge feature lets you structure a block of time within the Heads Up Health software to track changes in your body over the course of a specific health experiment. Examples of how this feature can be used include: Giving yourself a challenge to quit a certain behavior or habit (e.g. smoking, consuming alcohol, […]