Smartphone programs help patients track daily details

08/17/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Medical centers are testing the use of smartphones to monitor symptoms for patients with asthma, for parents to use with preterm low-birth weight babies, and for overweight teens to track their physical activity, food intake and mood. Several Web-based programs also allow people to upload information about their conditions that they can share with their physician to review when determining best treatment strategies.

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