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Alzheimers Tracking Device
How definitive is an MRI as a screening device to rule out dementia, either alzheimer's or other types?
Not great at all: Mri scans of the brain are usually done as part of a dementia workup, but if within normal limits it doesn't rule out dementia. Cognitive and memory changes can be happening long before physical changes show up on an mri. The more definitive findings are on clinical interviews -- with specialized neuropsychological testing may be helpful also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To be tracked: The person movements need to be monitored by the authority that placed the tracking device. It will need a surgical procedure to be removed and perhaps less prone to detection. ...Read more
A Polysomnogram: Polysomnography (psg), a type of sleep study, is a multi-parametric test used in the study of sleep and as a diagnostic tool in sleep medicine. The test result is called a polysomnogram, also abbreviated psg. Polysomnography is a comprehensive recording of the biophysiological changes that occur during sleep. It is done at a special lab. ...Read more
Yes: Withings devices offers the ability to track things such as health details and can be used with a mobile app. ...Read more
If i wear a plastic wrap under a corset or compression device and run (i run track) will it help me lose more weight?
My fitness tracking device accurately measures sleep phases. Daily avg is 7 hrs (6hr light, 1hr deep). How many hrs deep sleep do I really need?
Any doctors out there who have tried sleep/activity/etc. Tracking devices and services (e.G., jawbone's up, fitbit, nike+ fuelband)? Thoughts?
I use fitbit: I've been using fitbit daily for over 2 years. During the day it shows my activity patterns, and allows me to use that feedback to modify the behavior. For example if I have not met my step goal by dinner time a postrprandial walk becomes more attractive. At night, the fitbit can provide useful information regarding quality of sleep. The web software allows for tracking of calorie intake andweight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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