BOSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet.com has joined Microsoft Corp. in a strategic relationship in support of the newly launched Microsoft HealthVault consumer health platform.
In this relationship, Diet.com Trackers, which currently include Diet.com Calorie/Meal Tracker, Diet.com Weight Tracker, and Diet.com Blood Glucose Tracker, will be incorporated into HealthVault. The trackers will enable users to share information with physicians, nurses, caregivers, family members, friends, and third party applications.
"Consumers come to Diet.com for practical weight loss solutions and tools for living a healthy life," said Mike Zhang, President of Diet.com. "By connecting with Microsoft HealthVault, a new generation of consumer platform for better health management, we are confident that the Diet.com users will benefit significantly from a streamlined solution in sharing information with their health care providers."
HealthVault is built on the principle that people should control their own health data and have the ability to share information with whomever they choose, in an environment of enhanced security and privacy. The platform delivers technology solutions to help people live better, longer lives by enabling people to make the best health & wellness decisions.
"Industry-leading companies such as Diet.com have developed valuable tools for use with HealthVault," said Peter Neupert, Corporate Vice President of the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft. "With our cooperative efforts, we are able to provide consumers the ability to share information with whomever they choose."
Diet.com is the next generation platform for consumer weight loss and healthy living. Diet.com leverages popular channels such as YouTube, iTunes, and MySpace to deliver online videos and podcasts that educate, entertain and motivate users to live healthier lives. Dieters and other health-conscious consumer find vital information and support via Diet.com's interactive online community. With registered dieticians and weight loss experts to give personal advice to its members, Diet.com is dedicated to understanding users' specific lifestyle and personality needs, and giving them the structure they need to develop a long-term healthy lifestyle.
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