Medication Apps for Your New Apple Watch

Apple Watch Medication AppsThe release of the Apple Watch last week caused a huge stir globally as early adopters and the merely curious got a closer look at Apple’s first line of wearable technology.

Not to be left behind, health technology companies have already started adapting existing phone apps for the new wearable screen. According to a TechCrunch article published earlier this month, here are three interesting new apps to keep an eye out for that are designed to help manage medications (among other things):

Hope For Peanut Allergy Sufferers

Treatment For Peanut Allergies

Peanut Allergies Can Be Incredibly Dangerous

These days, almost everyone seems to know someone with a life-threatening nut allergy. Peanuts, one of the most common food allergies, don’t have to be ingested to cause a condition called anaphylaxis which can result in symptoms such as sharp drops in blood pressure, skin rash, nausea, vomiting, and a narrowing of the body’s airways blocking normal breathing. Simply coming into contact with the offending substance can trigger symptoms.

Can Blood Pressure Medications Help Diabetics?

Can Blood Pressure Medications Help Diabetics?

Review Shows Blood Pressure Medications Help Diabetics

The American Diabetes Association estimates that two-thirds of people with diabetes have high blood pressure or take blood pressure medication. Left untreated, high blood pressure in diabetic patients can lead to significant health problems. Researchers may have found a way to help. A new review, published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that type 2 diabetics taking high blood pressure medications are less likely to suffer from heart attacks, strokes or die early.