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Health trackers : how technology is helping us monitor and improve our health

MacManus, Richard. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library R 858 .M33 2015 30775305520521 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442253551 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 144225355X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781442253568 (electronic)
  • Physical Description: print
    224 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-220) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Buster Benson's self-tracking odyssey -- The pedometer on steroids : tracking activity with Fitbit -- Diet wars : tracking food with MyFitnessPal -- The tao of weight tracking -- How useful is genetics? : me and my 23andMe results -- Inception : trackiing the brain -- Bacteria nation : tracking the microbiome with uBiome -- The health dashboard : TicTrac -- The modern doctor : Dr. Robin Berzin -- Tracking + medicine : MD revolution -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "Thanks to new technologies, such as smartphone apps and personal genomics, self-tracking is revolutionizing the health and wellness industries. Through interviews with tech developers, early adopters, and medical practitioners, Richard MacManus explores what is being tracked, what tools and techniques are being used, the best practices of early adopters, and how self-tracking is changing healthcare"
Subject: Medical informatics
Medicine Information technology
Monitoring, Ambulatory
Self Care
Medical Informatics Applications
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