GetHealth is a Unified RESTful API to access health data from wearables and devices. It allows users to integrate the sources like Dailymile, Fatsecret, Fitbit, Google Fit, Jawbone, Lifefitness, MapMyFitness, MapMyRun, MapMyWalk, Microsoft Health, Misfit, Moves, PredicctBGL, Runkeeper, Strava, Sony Lifelog, Withings, and 23andMe. It also allows integration to medical devices. There are api calls available for activity, diabetes, weight, nutrition, sleep, and genotype. Furthermore it eases the user authentication process for each source with single-sign on API call. Also it normalizes the data across multiple sources and provides unified data structure.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Health and Environment APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Recognition, Medical Records, and Weather. One highlight is an API called GETHealth that aggregates data from multiple health apps and wearables. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.