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Can Data From Your Fitbit Transform Medicine?

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Just Want to Talk, Jun 25, 2014

David Cook, an anesthesiologist at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, who, along with colleagues, used Fitbit Inc.'s namesake gadget to track activity levels of cardiac-surgery patients. The researchers found that patients who moved more the day after surgery were more likely to be discharged sooner.

Tags: David Cook, Wall Street Journal, Fitbit, surgery, research

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