to 2017! I have been reflecting on the
past year and changes that I want to make in the new year, and of course one of
the top changes is to concentrate more on my health.
everyone else first, and there is not a whole lot left over for me.
health on track.
health and wellness than ever before, and this interest goes beyond apps that
count calories or track steps.
because everything is right at my fingertips all the time.
steps and counting calories, although that is a great tool to have, and perfect
for those of us who are at the beginning of getting our health on track.
of themselves. They can provide blood
test results, medication information, glucose readings, medical images and much
allows mobile devices to collect data, stay connected to the Internet, and
accompany their users anywhere, anytime.
and health information in a device that is with you all the time?
on track in the New Year.
and Android, $9.99) with Blood Glucose/Carb Log by MyNetDiary is a
comprehensive app helping individuals better understand and control their
diabetes and diet. The easy-to-use app allows users to track insulin and
medication and set reminders to take their blood glucose.
and Android, Free) is another great app that synchronizes health data
automatically via Bluetooth. The app allows users to easily log meals and view
family medical records:
Android, Free) lets users create a list of medications, dosages and schedules
directly from the device’s photo library. The app also documents and shares
symptoms with a user’s family or doctor, while providing a place to store vital
insurance information and schedule reminders for upcoming appointments.
and Android, Free) allows users to measure their heart rate wherever they are
by simply placing a finger on the device’s camera. The app records heart rate
data and notes each measurement with details on physical activity.
Android, $4.99) is a comprehensive record-keeping app for personal medical
information. Users can keep track of
immunizations, blood pressure, cholesterol, emergency contacts, health
insurance and doctor’s information. It will automatically keep track of
upcoming appointments on the smartphone’s calendar app. Not only can you keep
track of your own medical records, you can also keep track of your kids’,
parents’, and others.
and Android, Free for the app, $49/doctor visit) delivers quick medical advice
for non-emergency situations. The app
provides video visits with a board-certified physician, psychologist or more
from home or anywhere. There is no subscription fee, but doctor visits are $49.
the group – and this is purely coming from a mom with littles point of
view! If I can *see* a doctor without
having to pack up three kids in the car, awesome.
use tech to help manage your health?