Exercise & Peripheral Neuropathy

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Could exercise and technology be more effective than medicine?

Lloyd Price

A shocking 86% of us fail to exercise regularly. Regular exercise should lead to weight loss and help those who are overweight become healthier overall, but could physical activity compete with standard medication when it comes to treating serious illness?

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Study: iPad exercise program helps seniors in Siberia get active

Mobi Health News

But a recent study published by JMIR set out to see if an iPad-based exercise regime could help seniors living in Siberia. Finding ways to excersise in Siberia where weather is notoriously extreme can be difficult.

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25 Facts to Know on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes. From the report, we’ve pulled out 25 important findings: Why You Really Should Exercise.

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Artificial Pancreas Withstands Rigorous Exercise in Small Trial

Insulin Nation

This disparity may not seem significant, but, according to researchers, it suggests that the technology can withstand intense exercise, something that previous studies had not fully investigated.

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Ketones and Exercise – What You Need to Know

Insulin Nation

In a new set of guidelines for Type 1 diabetes and exercise, I and my fellow researchers warn that people with Type 1 diabetes need to monitor for elevated levels of ketones during exercise. If you have Type 1 and exercise regularly, testing for ketones could save your life.

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An Artificial Pancreas that Can Handle Exercise?

Insulin Nation

Developers have been trying to figure out algorithms that factor in the body’s reaction to hard-to-quantify stimuli like carbohydrate counts of meals and the strenuousness of exercise. Exercise has been something of a double-edged sword for people with diabetes.

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What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

I’ve had this discussion with various AI innovators and I can say this is coming to the N of 1 sooner rather than later for some lower-hanging fruit applications — like personalized nutrition plans based on our own genetic make-ups, or exercise routines that can help boost metabolism.

5 Tips to Better Exercise with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In this final edited excerpt from the book, the longtime life coach and diabetes advocate shares the lessons she’s learned from years of exercise with Type 1 diabetes. Here are five lessons I’ve learned on balancing blood sugars during exercise: 1. Pick one form of exercise.

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Virtual bike tour, exercise game combat mild cognitive impairment in small study

Mobi Health News

A recent investigation of seniors with mild cognitive impairment suggested that pairing regular exercise with mental stimuli — in this case, screens depicting a virtual bike ride or an exercise-driven video game — could lead to greater cognitive benefits than prescribed exercise alone

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Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Dr. Dean Ornish’s research has proven patients diagnosed with heart disease can reverse cardiac damage through adopting several behavior changes: exercise, a low-fat diet, On smoking cessation, stress management, and group support. Exercising regularly.

The Growing State of Diabetes in America on World Diabetes Day 2018

Health Populi

The rising costs of caring for diabetes haven’t yet significantly changed personal behavior relative to the key risks for Type 2 diabetes amenable to change: food intake and exercise. Diabetes is a family issue, and its prevalence is growing in America.

25 New Recommendations on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes. From the report, we’ve pulled out 25 important findings: Why You Really Should Exercise.

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JDRF Rolls Out its PEAK Program on Exercise and Type 1

Insulin Nation

For years, the words “JDRF” and “exercise” have usually been put together to describe fundraising walks for cure research. That left many people with Type 1, and parents of children with Type 1, to use guesswork to manage blood sugar levels during exercise. “We

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With $550M more in funding, Peloton's connected exercise equipment targets new markets

Mobi Health News

New York City-based Peloton has raised another $550 million in financing to support its connected home exercise equipment and virtual workout class business. With this Series F round, Peloton’s total funding is just shy of $1 billion raised. The round was led by TCV, with support from returning investors Tiger Global, True Ventures, Wellington Management, Fidelity, NBCUniversal, Kleiner Perkins, and Balyasny.

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JWT’s Future 100 Tells Us Tomorrow Is All About Health

Health Populi

From culture to travel, food and drink to retail and beauty, health will be baked into consumer goods and experiences in 2019. Welcome to The Future 100: 2019 from The Innovation Group at JWT.

Doctors Won’t Tell You About One Exercise Trick to Cut Your Insulin Needs in Half

Insulin Nation

You know why they won’t tell you about that one exercise trick to cut your insulin needs in half? This headline didn’t explicitly promise you one exercise trick to cut your insulin intake in half – it just said doctors won’t tell you about it.

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Bridget Writes: The Most Difficult thing about Diabetes and Exercise.

Bridge Writes

The Most Difficult thing about Diabetes and Exercise. Exercise is great for everyone, but is particularly awesome for those with Diabetes. But there is also a hitch to exercise and diabetes. When Cliffy exercises his blood sugar lowers at least by 20 or more.

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Heart Disease in America: Zip Code Determines Cardiovascular Disease-Destiny

Health Populi

If you live in one of nine U.S. states, your chances of having heart disease are greater than living in the 41 others. This geography-as-destiny for heart conditions is examined in The Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Among US States, 1990-2016 published in JAMA Cardiology.

Patients have ambitious health goals, and look to doctors for help

Health Populi

Financial health relates to the previous five goals as money-stress can lead to poor eating habits, lack of energy to exercise, interrupted sleep, and of course, anxiety.

Self-Care is Healthcare for Everyday People

Health Populi

Patients are the new healthcare payors, and as such, taking on the role of health consumers. In fact, health and wellness consumers have existed since a person purchased the first toothpaste, aspirin, heating pad, and moisturizing cream at retail.

FemTech is Hot, and Fitbit Knows It

Health Populi

Baby health Connected health Design and health Digital health Exercise Fashion and health Health apps Money and health Popular culture and health Retail health Self-care Sex and health Smartwatches Wearable tech Wearables Women and healthGirls Rule the World, Beyoncé has told us.

Simple workouts to stay fit, so get up and exercise!

Medicine and Technology

How much time do you spend exercising? exercise fitnessWhen you don't have much time, you want to be efficient. Here are some ideas for you to consider: Via: Spectrum Clubs.

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Sounds Like A John Denver Song: Virginia and Colorado Towns Rank High As Healthy Communities

Health Populi

If it’s true that “your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code,” you’d look for a job in 22046, buy a house there, and plant your roots. You’d find yourself in Falls Church, Virginia, named number one in the Healthiest Communities rankings of 500 U.S. towns.

Teladoc adds back health tool for members

Mobi Health News

Teladoc teamed up with Telespine to give members videos and exercise programs that target lower back health.

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RAND: Vitality's wellness program drove greater activity when offering Apple Watch incentive

Mobi Health News

Paying off the cost of the wearable was a greater motivation to exercise than other rewards offered through the program

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When Life and Health Insurance Blur: John Hancock, Behavioral Economics, and Wearable TEch

Health Populi

Most consumers look to every industry sector to help them engage with their health. And those companies include the insurance industry and financial services firms, we found in the 2010 Edelman Health Engagement Barometer.

Inbound Google Fit redesign brings daily heart health to the forefront

Mobi Health News

The Google Fit exercise app is getting a facelift this week with new activity and heart health tracking goals based on recommendations from leading health organizations, the tech giant announced today

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Is Watson the answer to all of our problems?

KevinMD

The patient was a 72-year-old man with near syncope after exercise for several months, with no other symptoms or clues to the diagnosis.

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New Tech Tonics Podcast: Deborah DiSanzo – Patients are Why Technology Matters

Digital Health

When she realized she hated the role, but loved programming, she cast around for a new way to exercise her tech skills. Deborah DiSanzo had a plan. She was going to be a stockbroker and make a ton of money to rise out of the rough circumstances of her childhood and make it big. Despite […].

In-home, wearable-supported mobility program for artery disease patients falls short

Mobi Health News

A study published yesterday in JAMA found that, compared to normal care, a home-based exercise program employing wearables and telephone coaching did not help patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) improve their walking performance over a nine-month period

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Sharing Too Much? A Tale of Privacy, Big Data and Sleep Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

People are able to gather data about their sleep to help them get better rest, track insomnia, stress, and exercise, and keep up to date on their own daily routines […]. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Unique Uses for Telehealth

Clocktree

Other physical therapists use Clocktree for followup visits or to observe clients doing their exercises remotely between sessions. Most people are familiar with telehealth services offered by their primary care doctor, therapist or other healthcare provider as a convenient alternative to an in-office visit. Telehealth has emerged as a standard, even expected, part of certain healthcare practices.

Back on the Fitbit

Medicine and Technology

exercise Fitbit gadgets Quantified SelfI've pulled my old Fitbit Classic out and I've decided to start using it again. I did some running and walking today and I logged over 18,000 steps today ! I also ate a lot of ice cream. This summer, I'm going to use my Fitbit regularly. I'll also test other devices alongside it to see how they compare. I'm excited to see what Apple, Samsung, and others may have coming.

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Newly launched, Brain U Online aims to stymie dementia in aging consumers

Mobi Health News

Called Brain U Online, the service provides consumers with cognitive tasks that when paired with exercise have, according to the company, been proven to delay the progression of dementia and limit its negative impact

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The Surprising Power of Telephysiotherapy

Clocktree

Consumer devices patients already own (like smartphones) are powerful enough to facilitate physical activity monitoring and real-time feedback on exercise performance. The increasing demand for telephysiotherapy coincides with an industry trend toward encouraging consistent exercise therapy. The number of telehealth users will hit seven million sometime this year.

Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Health Populi

The top issues doctors discuss with patients are physical health (74%), test results (56%), medications (52%), and exercise (51%), only one-third broach the subject of mental health. Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues.

Why Does Weightlifting Make My Glucose Levels Skyrocket?

Insulin Nation

However, my biggest challenge has been exercise, when my glucose levels go high. Read more: JDRF rolls out its PEAK program on exercise and Type 1 diabetes. During the course of my research, I came across Craig Idlebrook’s recent article “25 Facts to Know on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes.”

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How to Safely Go Beast-Mode in Your Type 1 Workout

Insulin Nation

The major source of fuel for active muscles is carbohydrates, which gets stored in the muscles days before exercise. What you eat after exercise also can help or hinder your athletic performance. Blood sugars can then be raised in the 30 minutes before exercise with Energy Gels.

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Managing Digital Health Regulatory Uncertainty

Medical Connectivity

It is possible to infer such distinctions retroactively, but with nothing on the record either way this becomes an exercise in supposition. Uncertainty abounds when managing digital health regulatory uncertainty regarding the FDA and other international regulatory bodies.