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Withings, the world leader in connected health with powerful, clinically-validated health scans is now available in India

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Withings, the world leader in connected health devices and the inventor of the first connected smart scale is thrilled to announce its official availability in India, bringing innovative health solutions to help address the escalating rates of cardiovascular diseases epidemic in the country. Withings acknowledges the significant potential in India, evident from its population of 1.4 billion people[4] with a prevalence of cardiovascular diseases with associated risk factors including hypertension, obesity and diabetes.

Unveiling the Health Crisis: A Deep Dive into Chronic Diseases in India

Recent health statistics from various medical sources, including The Lancet, highlight the severity of the situation. 70% of India’s urban population is classified as obese. India ranks third, just after the USA and China in the list of the ten countries with highest obesity prevalence. About 41,73% of adults and  the elderly population in India  suffer from at least one chronic disease, with 68% of all chronic diseases being attributed to hypertension and diabetes.

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The hypertension graph for India reveals a staggering patient pool of 250 million individuals. Unfortunately, almost 100 million patients have been diagnosed with the disease but remain untreated[8]. This alarming statistic emphasizes the need for accessible and effective healthcare solutions.

Furthermore, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are an estimated 77 million people above the age of 18 in India suffering from diabetes (type 2), with an additional 25 million classified as prediabetics. Shockingly, more than 50% of these individuals are unaware of their diabetic status, leading to potentially severe health complications if not detected and treated early.

Withings brings powerful health scans to help address this alarming situation

Withings responds to concerning health trends by introducing innovative health technology solutions in India. Collaborating with top hospitals, universities, and renowned institutions, Withings aims to empower individuals to actively monitor and enhance their health. Through accessible connected devices like watches, scales, and blood pressure monitors, Withings democratizes health monitoring. With clinically-validated health scans, Withings aims to empower millions in India to take charge of their health for a healthier, more fulfilling life, revolutionizing healthcare with proactive management and prevention.

“At Withings, we are dedicated to democratizing access to transformative health technologies,” said Eric Carreel, President and founder of Withings. “What makes us unique is our capacity to capture real-life data, as seamless as it should be. There’s no other smart watch on the market that is able to track clinical biomarkers like we do with a 30-day battery life. With the launch of our products and services in India, we are thrilled to provide those unique tools and insights to empower millions of  individuals to lead healthier lives.”

Withings elevates daily health tracking with powerful health scans

  • Heart health hybrid smartwatches: renowned as a pioneer in real-time cardiovascular tracking, Withings presents hybrid connected watches designed to continuously track heart rate and its fluctuations around the clock. These watches also feature the capability to conduct medical-grade electrocardiograms for the early detection of conditions such as atrial fibrillation, along with tracking blood oxygen levels.
  • Advanced generation of smart scales : Withings offers connected scales that go beyond basic body composition measurements, providing exclusive insights into parameters like pulse wave velocity, offering valuable information about cardiovascular health, and warning of arterial stiffness, often associated with hypertension.
  • At the heart of your health: its connected blood pressure monitors[10] facilitate convenient at-home monitoring of blood pressure trends. Since 2014, 850,000 cases of high blood pressure have been identified with the help of a Withings blood pressure monitor.[11] These devices generate comprehensive and reliable measurement reports that can be easily shared with healthcare professionals. Furthermore, they can integrate a stethoscope for the detection of valvulopathy, a condition more prevalent in individuals with high blood pressure.

“With Luxury Personified being our exclusive distributor as we open this market we remain committed to global health and wellness and are dedicated to contributing to the improvement of public health in India. Together, we will encourage local initiatives aimed at addressing the growing challenges of chronic diseases and are eager to collaborate with healthcare professionals and organizations in the region.” added Eric Carreel.

India’s healthcare landscape presents unique challenges and opportunities, with a growing emphasis on preventive healthcare and digital health solutions. Withings’ innovative offerings are tailor-made to address the evolving needs of Indian consumers, providing them with actionable insights, personalized recommendations, and seamless connectivity to facilitate informed decision-making and proactive health management.

“I’m thrilled to announce the exciting journey we’re about to embark on as we welcome Withings, our newest addition to the Luxury Personified family! As we begin this adventure together, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude. It’s our passion and commitment that will propel us forward in shaping Withings into a beacon of excellence within our industry.” says Mr Luv Malik, Partner Luxury Personified

Further, Mr Kush Malik, Partner Luxury Personified adds “At the core of every successful brand lies a story waiting to be told. Our task ahead is to craft that narrative, one that resonates deeply with our audience, inspires trust, and cultivates lasting connections; creating a tapestry that reflects the values we hold dear.”

Body, Body Smart, Body Scan, ScanWatch2 and ScanWatch Light are available at Luxury Personified .

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