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Brands create products specifically for consumers with chronic health problems

Implications - As consumers rely more on technology for health maintenance, products specifically designed for those with persistent ailments are on the rise. Cost-effective and easily obtainable, the innovations target consumers looking to manage chronic conditions without the need for medical intervention, reflecting a desire for self-directed care even when it comes to more serious issues.
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Diabetes Data-Tracking Apps
Diabetes Data-Tracking Apps
'Fjord Fido' Combines Information from All Patients to Form a Database
Jonas Hoglund, designer of Fjord Fido and the Living Service project, combined the diabetes data collection capabilities of wearables and apps to create a more thorough database for patients. While... MORE
Intelligent Acupuncture Devices
Intelligent Acupuncture Devices
The Vitastiq Smart Pen Informs Users of Vitamin Deficiencies
This acupuncture-inspired smart pen tells you if you have enough vitamins. The vitals-advising handheld device helps you track your vitamin and mineral levels with an accompanying app that combines... MORE
Diabetic-Tracking Apps
Diabetic-Tracking Apps
This Philips App Permits Type 1 Diabetes Monitoring on the Go
Philips Healthcare recently launched a new prototype for a Type 1 diabetes-monitoring app, which makes use of aggregated digital data from the HealthSuite platform. Using this diabetes app,... MORE
Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
This Top is About Detecting Epileptic Seizures and Collecting Data
While many wearables are focused on tracking fitness levels, this sensor-laden shirt is about detecting epileptic seizures. Based in France, Bioserenity developed WEMU to not only monitor the... MORE
Hospital-Based Wearable Tech
Hospital-Based Wearable Tech
The Apple HealthKit Helps Monitor Chronic Conditions
The Apple HealthKit is a pilot hospital service that is being implemented to help monitor chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension. Moving into the industry faster than Google and Samsung&#... MORE
Disease-Monitoring Bio Sensors
Disease-Monitoring Bio Sensors
The Bioengineered Sensors by 'Profusa' Were Debuted at CES 2016
‘Profusa’ recently designed a new type of bio sensor that could change the way doctors conduct long-term disease monitoring. While fitness trackers and other wearables have given... MORE
Heart-Tracking Arm Bands
Heart-Tracking Arm Bands
The ShapeHeart Monitor Was Revealed at CES 2017
The Shapeheart is the first device of its kind, as there have been no other heart-tracking armbands on the market as of yet. The device was designed to be integrated smoothly into the user’s... MORE
Stigma-Free Epileptic Bracelets
Stigma-Free Epileptic Bracelets
The Embrace Health Smart Watch Features a Non-Intrusive Design
The Embrace health smart watch is designed specifically for those dealing with epileptic episodes and struggling with the stigma behind them. The watch doubles up as an alert and tracking system for... MORE
Chronic Illness-Tracking Platforms
Chronic Illness-Tracking Platforms
'Flaredown' is a Platform for Visualizing Health Data
‘Flaredown’ is a patient-designed website and mobile app that helps users visualize their health data. For those suffering from a chronic illness, it can be difficult to keep track of... MORE

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