Our attitudes to health are changing drastically
Instead of only taking action after falling ill, our focus is shifting to a proactive approach of being and staying healthy. Selfcare helps you to manage your wellness and vitality, drawing from your own individual strength and using the latest technological advancements. Healthcare is increasingly becoming Selfcare.
Selfcare allows you to slowly but steadily improve your behaviour. We are developing effective tools to support you in this process. So you can achieve your personal goals and stay healthy and vital.
Over 60% of all chronic conditions is avoidable
87% fit their lifestyle
Is there a health problem, 87% of over-55s are willing to adapt their lifestyle.
Only 4% for prevention
96 cents of every euro spent on health care goes to recovery from illness. In Europe only about 4 cents per euro goes to prevention.
Physical activity is the best medicine out there
Getting regular physical activity is the single best thing you can do for your health. Many scientific studies have demonstrated the beneficial effects of exercise on health. See the movie: ‘What is the single best thing we can do for our health?’. Pedometers come in all shapes and sizes. Selfcare connects with the most important ones. Why pedometers? Pedometers help to motivate you to reach your step goal every day. Selfcare coaches you to achieve your personal goal.
Most people want a healthier life
Investigated is how people perceive the ‘moor fire of an unhealthy lifestyle’: through all the prosperity we move too little, we eat too much and unhealthy, we drink too much, we smoke and / or we are too heavy.
Over 50% overweight
In Europe, over 50% of people are overweight or obese, more than 20% is obese.
80% more steps by wearing pedometer
Users who use a pedometer on one of the 3 days, registering an average of 3,441 steps; Who does that 2 of the 3 days, registers an average of 6.195. That is 80% more. These users sleep better, have lower blood pressure and feel healthier. Along with others in the number of steps creates 2,000 extra steps a day.
 Source: Healthy People 2000, DHHS, 1991, #91-50213, National Center For Health Statistics, DHHS, 1992, # 92-1232.