October 14, 2020
New research examining patients with healed diabetic foot ulcers revealed that daily foot temperature monitoring can result in lower rates of hospitalization and foot ulcer recurrence in high-risk patients, according to a study in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care.
The study used Podimetrics SmartMats to take the temperature of participants’ feet and to scan for signs of inflammation. The...
October 6, 2014
Digital health devices -- including consumer-facing activity trackers and wearables -- have a constant presence on Indiegogo and Kickstarter these days. But lately a few health-related devices have made a big splash, raising well over their funding goal. The Darma smart seat cushion, the SmartMat smart yoga mat, and Pavlok, a wrist bracelet that uses small shocks to discourage bad habits, have...