Eggs, Butter, and a Diabetic Retinopathy Test

Eggs, Butter, and a Diabetic Retinopathy Test

Retail medical clinics such as those located in pharmacies and grocery stores recently gained a powerful new tool. Shopper-patients at Albertson’s grocery stores who stop by a CarePortMD retail clinic inside the store can have their eyes tested for diabetic...
VA Begins In-Home Diabetic Foot Ulcer Detection

VA Begins In-Home Diabetic Foot Ulcer Detection

This month marks the beginning of a significant new Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program to prevent lower limb loss. In 2018, the VA health care system treated more than 75,000 cases of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU). The new program — previously tested in...
IoT Supports Patient Prescription Adherence

IoT Supports Patient Prescription Adherence

Patient adherence to medication regimens can mean the difference between complete recovery and living with lingering poor health and additional complications related to the original condition. We’ve written about smart pillboxes and pill packs designed to help...
Smart Fabric Helps Quadriplegics Control Movement

Smart Fabric Helps Quadriplegics Control Movement

The variety of neurostimulation applications is astounding. We’ve written about neurostim used to reduce migraine frequency, to relieve allergy sinus pain, to treat people with opioid use disorder, depression, adolescent IBS, and much more. My personal...