What’s Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk Level? Cardiogram Will Tell You

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Among adults with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM), cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death.1 In fact, over 75% of adults with diabetes die from heart disease, compared to 33% in the general population. While these are alarming statistics, we’re here to share the good news: T2DM is treatable, and complications can be avoided! The key is catching it …

Cardiogram 4.1.5 on Wear OS: Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 support, Wear OS 3 compatibility, on-watch heart rate chart, and more

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Last week, Cardiogram released a complete redesign of our Wear OS app, with full support for Google’s new Wear OS 3 update.What’s Wear OS 3?Wear OS 3 is Google’s most significant update to their Wear OS system in nearly 3 years. The new operating system is initially available on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 only, which started shipping on August …

Heart Rate Recovery: Why It’s Important and How to Track It

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Cardiogram added heart rate recovery (HRR) as a new stat to help you track cardiovascular health improvements and uncover signs of medical conditions. Read on to understand what HRR is, how to use Cardiogram to track it, and what it means for your health.What is HRR?Heart rate recovery is how much your heart rate drops after you stop exercising. The …

Introducing Cardiogram Family Mode and Share with Doctor

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Family Mode Many Cardiogram users have told us they bought their aging parent or a loved one an Apple Watch for Christmas to help them track their health. One of the most common questions we get asked from these users is, “wouldn’t it be great if I could remotely monitor my parent’s heart rate data and help track whether anything …

Detecting Atrial Fibrillation with the Apple Watch: Our Clinically Validated Results

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Your heart says a lot about you. Workouts, nights of restful and restless sleep, and stress each have distinct heart rate signatures. 1 in 4 Americans now owns a wearable device. At Cardiogram, we’re using this abundance of data to screen for cardiovascular diseases. Today, in collaboration with our research partners at UC San Francisco (UCSF), we released the first …

Stay active this summer with Cardiogram Leaderboards and Workout Zones

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Daily Leaderboards One of the best ways to stay healthy is to involve your community, and one of Cardiogram’s most frequently requested features is the ability to compete with friends on your step counts. With the Daily Leaderboard, you can compete with friends, track each other’s progress throughout the day, and challenge each other to be more active. This makes …

How to check that Cardiogram is installed on your Apple Watch

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Cardiogram can run on both your iPhone and your Apple Watch. To check that Cardiogram is installed on your watch, follow these steps.Do you see the Cardiogram app icon? First, navigate to the “honeycomb” grid of apps on your Apple Watch, then try to find the Cardiogram icon, which looks like this: If you can’t find it, then the next …

How to continuously record heart rate on your Apple Watch.

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By default, Apple Watch turns the heart rate sensor on every five minutes. But sometimes you want a higher-resolution glimpse into what your heart is telling you—for example, during a workout or a stressful meeting:To complete these steps, first install Cardiogram for Apple Watch from the App Store: https://cardiogram.onelink.me/JuSv/22c6bafbHow to start recording your heart rate continuously on Apple Watch From …

Which workout routine works best? Data from 34,369 New Year’s Resolutions measured on Apple Watch.

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Much of our knowledge about exercise comes from small-scale studies done in controlled research conditions. But with tens of millions of us wearing heart rate sensors, like Apple Watch, we can now measure key biomarkers like resting heart rate or heart rate variability continuously. And, more importantly, we can start to figure out which workout routines really drive results. New …

How one person discovered supraventricular tachycardia through his watch.

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Imagine going out for a run with your Apple Watch, seeing your heart rate spike to 200 beats per minute—and having it spiral up even after you stop running. That’s what happened to Matt [1]. When he called an ambulance, he found it he had an abnormal heart rhythm called supraventricular tachycardia. Each year, about 795,000 people are hospitalized for …