LifePod study will be presented at the eCardiology and eHealth congress in Berlin
Dr. Margret Leosdottir; Cardiologist, PhD. main study coordinator and Dr Manuel Gonzalez, Cardiologist, PhD will present their study with the title:
“Implementation and assessment of a life-style focused patient support application (app) and activity trackers for improving risk factor management, physical activity, quality of life and prognosis in post-myocardial infarction patients”
The study involves around 250 patients in Sweden with coronary heart disease. One of the patient groups, who has had an infarction, get the opportunity to use the LifePod application to log various lifestyle information like diet, exercise, smoking, blood pressure and so on.
The patients also receive text messages two to three times per week with information and tips on healthier lifestyle choices.
The congress in Berlin is dedicated to the use of eHealth solutions in every aspect of cardiovascular care such as prevention, diagnosis, risk assessment, monitoring, education, counselling and treatment.
Text: Cross Solution,
Image: Logotype eCardiology congress, Berlin