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 …

What do normal and abnormal heart rhythms look like on Apple Watch?

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Almost every month, a news story pops up about somebody whose life was saved by their Apple Watch. As part of the mRhythm Study, we’re analyzing a lot of heart rate data, and decided to write a brief primer on what both normal and abnormal heart rhythms look like when measured on an Apple Watch.Download Cardiogram for your Apple Watch, …

Cardiogram 1.2 for Apple Watch — WatchOS 3 Instant Launch, Dock, and Heart Rate Complications Updates

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We’re excited to announce the release of Cardiogram 1.2 today. It is our debut version on WatchOS 3, which is also launching today to all Apple Watch users worldwide and is packed with lots of cool new features. Here is what’s new.Instant Launch and Favorites Dock New performance updates in WatchOS 3 now allow the Cardiogram Watch app to load …