marc jacobs touchscreen smartwatch

by Sam Draper

June 21, 2018

Marc Jacobs’ Fashionable Smartwatch Features a Touchscreen and a Long Battery Life

The way smartwatch market is doing, it’s tough to get excited about yet another Wear OS device. But Marc Jacobs isn’t stepping back; the fashion designer has showed up fashionably late to the party. The new Marc Jacobs smartwatch has a touchscreen and runs entirely on Wear OS. Modeled off its existing Riley hybrid smartwatch, […]

Cms medicare to cover apps used for cgm

by Sam Draper

June 21, 2018

CMS: Medicare Will Cover smartphone Apps Used in Conjunction With Approved CGM

Medicare will soon cover smartphone apps used with approved continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) for diabetics, according to a statement released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more Insulet Wins FDA Approval for Omnipod DASH Insulin Management System “CMS heard from numerous stakeholders who shared their concerns that Medicare’s CGM coverage policy […]

Fitbit ace for kids

by Sam Draper

June 21, 2018

With Fitbit Ace For Kids, Fitbit Now Has Fitness Tracker For Every Member of the Family

With the announcement of Fitbit Ace, geared towards kids this week, Fitbit now has a health-tracking smartwatch for every member of the family. The Ace is meant to be used by kids 8 and up. The decision goes well with research showing that’s the age when kids tend to become more sedentary. In many ways […]

Financial incentives in ischemic heart disease patients

by Sam Draper

June 20, 2018

Financial Incentives, Wearable Tracker Increase Physical Activity in Heart Patients

Patients with ischemic heart disease who used wearable trackers and received financial incentives for meeting physical activity goals had significantly more steps with sustained effects compared to their counterparts who just had the device, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Read more iBeat Announces New Funding for Wearable […]