Technology advancements make it easy to monitor health, weight loss
Though I don’t consider myself all that old (stop laughing!), it really is amazing how far technology has come just in my lifetime.
Who remembers having to get up to actually turn the dial to change the TV? Not to mention there were only four channels!
Heck, who remembers when MTV actually played music videos? Remember how HUGE cell phones were when they first came out?
We have also come a long way in healthcare technology.
When I was first diagnosed with Diabetes, people were still using urine dip sticks.
Fortunately I had one of the first blood glucose meters, but it was huge and took forever compared to what I have today.
I actually just ordered one that has a USB connection so I can download my numbers to my computer and email them to my MD! Thirty years ago this would have been incomprehensible!
Now there are all kinds of apps you can get for your cell phone, pads, computers, etc. to help keep track of your fitness and nutrition.
Here are some examples that are available on a number of technology platforms: Continue reading