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Val Jones
16/12/2013 - 18:21

Health on the go: Monitoring your heart or diabetes via your smartphone

We have now been working on the MobiGuide project ( since November 2011, researching and developing a smart system for patients with chronic illnesses such as cardiac arrhythmias and diabetes during pregnancy. Patients wear small sensors that can monitor their bio signals (e.g. heart rate, blood pressure, physical activity). These bio signals are transmitted to their smartphone. An intelligent Decision Support System analyses the data, alerts the patient about actions that should be taken, asks the patient questions (if additional information is needed) and makes recommendations