FDA Will Not Regulate Most Health-Related Wearable Devices
The FDA says it won't regulate health-related wearable devices as long as they don't claim to treat medical conditions.By Madison Burke | January 20, 2015
Fitbit, Pebble, Apple Watch and other health-related wearable devices likely won't face regulation from the Food and Drug Administration.
The FDA released a draft Tuesday outlining how it plans to deal with the thriving wearable health devices market.
Because most devices encourage doing things that are good for you, like exercising, eating right, or getting enough sleep, the government agency has no problem with companies saying they can improve general health. (Video via Pebble)