How Your Heart Rate Can Show Signs of the Flu

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Cardiogram’s mission is to empower people to become more informed about their health data. Given the concerns about COVID-19 and increased awareness of ways to reduce the spread of flu-like infections, we want to share how and why heart rate monitoring — alongside standard methods — may be an additional tool to monitor your body’s response to an infection.A front-row …

4 Ways to Debug your Deep Neural Network

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So you’ve spent weeks building a dataset and coding up a neural network. You’ve trained the model, and are getting less-than-stellar results. What do you do next? Deep learning is often seen as a black box, and I’m not going to argue with this view — what sense can you make of tens of thousands of learned parameters? But the …

Screening with wearables—what do the clinical guidelines support?

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Consumer wearables and traditional healthcare are on a collision course. The 170+ million wearables sold per year dwarf the scale of traditional medical devices, and they come with increasingly powerful health sensors. Multiple studies have now shown accurate detection of several health conditions using consumer wearables like Apple Watch, Garmin, and WearOS by Google paired with AI-based algorithms: Atrial fibrillation: …

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 …

New data shows wearables are no longer just for the worried well

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1 in 4 Americans now own a wearable. While it’s often assumed that those who purchase a wearable consist of the “worried well,” the data says otherwise—among Cardiogram users, the average Apple Watch owner is now 41 years old, and more likely than the general population to manage a chronic condition. Today, we’re releasing our first Wearable Healthcare Usage Report, …

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 …

Screening for Hypertension and Sleep Apnea with DeepHeart

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When we talk about artificial intelligence in medicine, we often debate whether machines will replace tasks doctors do today. A more tantalizing possibility is performing tasks doctors can’t—using large data sets, and modern computational tools like deep learning, to recognize patterns too subtle for any human to discern. Today, we’re presenting early clinical results showing Cardiogram’s deep neural network, DeepHeart, …

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 …