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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cardiogram 1.0: understand your heart rate on Apple Watch

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Apple Watch will record more than 2 trillion heart rate measurements this year [1]. What does all that data mean? Can your watch tell when you’re stressed? Sad? Excited? Can we figure out what types of exercise actually make you healthier? Could it one day detect abnormal heart rhythms? We built Cardiogram for Apple Watch to help people answer those …

Is Pokemon Go making us exercise more? What Apple Watch heart rate data says.

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If you haven’t heard of Pokémon GO by now, read Recode’s summary. It’s already bigger than Tinder, poised to become bigger than Twitter, and implicated in everything from improving mental health to enabling robbery to bringing new foot traffic to restaurants. It’s also being suggested that Pokémon GO is getting everybody to exercise. The American Heart Association recommends you get …

Have an Apple Watch? You can help save a life!

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Today we’re launching the mRhythmStudy, which is a joint study within the Health eHeart effort at UCSF. The goal of this study is to understand how well heart rate data from the Apple Watch compares with data from medical grade devices, and to invite Apple Watch users to donate their heart rate data to help us build an algorithm for …