Now it’s available from my wrist any time, any where.
And back on the app on my wrist, there’s good news: I have a perfect sinus rhythm, according to the watch’s FDA-cleared ECG app. My heart is healthy.
If the results had shown atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat, I’d get a check up immediately. AFib can lead to blood clots, stroke, and heart failure.
The ECG app, which Apple just made available two weeks ago, is only one example of the incredible promise of wearable computers for improving health and wellness. It’s easy to imagine that the next few iterations of the Apple Watch will bring even more useful medical monitoring, perhaps by measuring blood pressure or tracking blood sugar levels