Apple Watch band detects dangerous potassium levels without drawing blood


A new Apple Watch band can detect dangerous levels of potassium in your blood without the use of needles. KardiaBand takes an electrocardiogram, then uses a specially designed algorithm to identify abnormal patterns. AliveCor says its Apple Watch band can detect hyperkalemia with 94 percent accuracy. Such a diagnosis usually would require invasive blood tests Hyperkalemia is […]

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