Apple Watch app will track glucose levels for diabetics
Already approved by the FDA, APP diabetics, their blood sugar levels go too high or too low to help make sure is expected to debut in April.
Apple Watch glucose levels for diabetics to track will offer an app.
Apple watch wearers with diabetes to monitor their glucose level one will be able to use the app.
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Designed by medical products maker DexCom, track and in the form of a graph on your watch will display your glucose level AP, Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The goal is to help diabetics easily and quickly just by glancing at their app glucose, or blood sugar levels is to read.
To use Apple Watch, DexCom glucose monitor that you wear around your stomach will take the form of a body sensor. Body sensor that measures glucose levels every five minutes and your feet within 20 sends the data to a remote handheld device. The device then sends the data to be displayed on Apple Watch the iPhone, communicate with. DexCom use your phone or handheld device or if the remote without having to check on your watch, you can see the data.
The app itself April, Apple will reach consumers watch itself is expected to be available at the same time. as a doctor – DexCom under actual process offers two different applications.
One of the main selling points behind Apple Watch as a smartwatch and as a health and fitness tracker that both will work. But one of the challenges of specific medical devices and applications that require regulatory approval. Earlier, the Food and Drug Administration approved the regulation which requires the highest level of the third class, considered to be software related to glucose. But since the FDA guidelines have been revised. They connect directly to a person’s body monitors the DexCom will be Class III devices. But only data applications on mobile devices that are registered with the Agency and the need to follow certain controls, prior authorization is not required, the Class II, fell in.
Apple benefits of regulations and high precision applications such as changes in both third-party developers without requiring strict regulatory approval can be created for Apple Watch. At this point, the app is designed for Apple Watch and other smartwatches will not support.
FDA NightScout, Internet glucose levels created a system that can monitor a group of software developers, some health-related apps on the reins loosened its requirements, the Journal said. Such applications engineers were frustrated by the slow pace of approval. NightScout parents, doctors and caregivers to remotely collect data on individual diabetics gives you the ability to see.
Diabetes blood sugar into energy in the body lacks the ability to change is a prerequisite. Continuous monitoring of glucose levels, especially those with type 1 diabetes, it is very important for diabetics. Or increase their levels drop too low, then type 1 diabetes and stroke, heart disease, kidney disease and other serious medical problems running the risk.