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Monitor & track your blood pressure within the Kardia app

While it is critical for patients to closely monitor AF and blood pressure to manage the risk of stroke, until now, no single platform has integrated the two risk factors. AliveCor and Omron are enabling patients to take control of their heart health with clinically validated technology and to work with their physicians to determine an appropriate care plan that will help lower the risk of stroke.

“Giving patients the ability to monitor two vital heart health statistics for stroke in one place has the opportunity to be life-changing,” said Dr. David Albert, Founder and Chief Medical Officer at AliveCor. “With this combined data, patients can change their most important modifiable risk factor, blood pressure, and seek the right care that could improve heart health and prevent a stroke. Today we are one step closer to achieving our mission of making the ECG a vital statistic for not just cardiologists, but patients, physicians and caregivers.”

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HelpAround taps into HealthKit Data

The creator of the popular Diabetes Helpers peer-to-peer support network, today announced the launch of Alert: the first health app to act in real-time on incoming Apple HealthKit data. When used on an Apple iOS device and granted access to HealthKit’s blood glucose data, Alert immediately notifies the user to send an alert when an incoming glucose reading is outside of a predefined range.

Additionally, Alert lets users with any chronic condition caught in physical or emotional distress to manually alert and conference-in their most trusted contacts, so as to troubleshoot the situation together.

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Tensio mHealth App being showcased at CES Asia

At CES Asia this week Humetrix will demonstrate Tensio™, an mHealth app for the iPhone and Apple Watch that lets anyone with hypertension better manage their condition by monitoring their blood pressure, weight, physical activity, diet, and medications. Anyone can use Tensio in consultation with their doctor to help them control their blood pressure.

Hypertension affects millions of people worldwide. Monitoring your blood pressure, medications, diet, weight and exercise is key to hypertension management. Tensio assembles all of the information from your monitoring devices stored in Apple HealthKit, along with relevant medication and medical diagnoses to generate iPhone and Apple Watch notifications that help people better manage their condition.

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