As expert patients go, there are few as expert as type 1 diabetics when it come to the latest technology. Patients with diabetes who turn up unwell in the ED with high blood sugars and an insulin pump can get diabetes nurse input before a transfer to ITU. However, ED docs and GPS can use the… Read More Insulin pumps and artificial pancreas
Like many ED physicians I’ve had patients coming up to me asking about the use of smart watches to monitor their heart rate. As the cardiologist Dr Weiss pertinently explains below, most of these younger and fitter patients are not of the demographics in whom screening should be taking place for atrial fibrillation. Even when… Read More Too many AF arrhythmias on the apple watch?