For everything else we went to the family doctor. That was in the past. Technology has put health and fitness monitoring firmly in consumers hands. Starting with pedometers in the 1980s and progressing to the myriad wearable fitness trackers flooding the market today. The grip has just tightened again with Cue – a device that allows users to run medical diagnostics from the comfort of their own home.
Testing for five key health indicators; inflammation, vitamin D, fertility, influenza, and testosterone, Cue is claimed to be the most advanced consumer health product available to date. While these seem to be an interesting bundle of self-tests to release a product with, developers identified them as the most common tests run by general practitioners (GPs) in the US and say more tests will be rolled out in the future.