Monthly Archives: February 2015

Glucose monitoring app approved by FDA

In January the FDA approved Dexcom’s G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System with ShareTM enabling diabetics as young as 2 years of age to automatically and securely share real-time CGM data from their Dexcom receiver and iPhone to a

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US hospitals trial Apple’s HealthKit

A pilot programme for Apple’s mobile health platform HealthKit has been rolled out across a number of US hospitals to help doctors monitor patients with chronic conditions. HealthKit gathers data from various health apps on Apple devices such as Motion

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Mobile apps and the White House’s Precision Medicine initiative

According to a recent paper in the NEJM mobile health technologies will play a crucial role in President Obama’s Precision Medicine initiative. It is envisaged, for example, that health tracking via mobiles will be integral to the administration’s planned longitudinal

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