April 25, 2018
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.
In fact, those undergoing the interventional program reported increased pain compared to those undergoing normal care.
September 23, 2016
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have launched a clinical study using Apple’s ResearchKit to monitor the daily activity of people with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
The app, VascTrac, will be using data from the participant’s iPhone to measure how far and long they can walk, which is a key indicator of the level of pain they are experiencing from the circulatory condition...