Patch Measures Glucose During Exercise

Patch Measures Glucose During Exercise

Exercise is critical component of an effective diabetes management plan, yet it poses additional challenges of its own.. To exercise safely and avoid hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), diabetics must monitor their blood sugar before, during and after exercise by testing...
USC Studies Why People Stop Using Wearables

USC Studies Why People Stop Using Wearables

  Wearables that produce clinical-grade data cannot play significant roles in wellness programs and chronic condition care plans if patients don’t wear them as prescribed. According to a report by the American College of Preventive Medicine, “Nonadherence...
Fujitsu Buys 10,000 Fitbits

Fujitsu Buys 10,000 Fitbits

“Follow the money.” Wearable devices for Health Tech applications can be highly effective at lowering healthcare costs, but the fact is that individuals rarely benefit directly from those savings. If wearables are to take off on a large scale, it will be...
Smartphone Study Discovers Obesity Factors

Smartphone Study Discovers Obesity Factors

Body weight is a very personal thing. Some people want to weigh less, and others want to weigh more. In general, however, most people want to lose weight; many countries have populations that on average are overweight. There can be additional healthcare expenses and...