BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In honor of American Heart Month, MobileHelp, a leader in mobile medical
alert and personal health management technology, has released an
informative whitepaper to provide consumers with updates on current
research and technology in heart care.
Titled “The Keys to the Heart: How Consistent Monitoring Impacts
Long-Term Heart Health,” the piece focuses on several key topics related
to addressing heart disease, including tips for consumers who want to
utilize technology to help manage heart-related chronic illnesses. It
also explores technology advancements designed to simplify the aspects
of tracking and trending the vital signs which are crucial to long-term
heart health management.
“As we look at ways to address the impact of heart disease, one of the
least expensive is using the technology currently available in the
marketplace,” said Rob Flippo, CEO of MobileHelp. “We believe we are at
a crossroads in the medical technology industry, and there are some
exciting opportunities to give patients the tools and data they need for
better quality heart care.”
To illustrate this point, the whitepaper profiles several pieces of
research that assess the use of telehealth technology in the treatment
of patients with heart disease.
In addition, the piece provides consumers with informative tips from
industry giant A&D Medical, and resources such as WebMD. Information
includes such critical aspects as what blood pressure readings
represent, how to ensure blood pressure readings are as accurate as
possible, and 10 suggestions for lifelong heart health, including:
- Cut out saturated fats (too much can clog arteries).
Get plenty of exercise—at least 150 minutes a week that earns a slight
Take preventative action to avoid diabetes: get regular blood sugar
tests and reduce processed carbs.
Boost heart-healthy nutrition with more fruits and vegetables in your
If you lose weight, do it the slow-and-steady way: take in fewer
calories than you burn.
- Stop smoking.
Manage your stress by incorporating a hobby that helps you relax, such
as meditation or yoga.
If you have a family history of high blood pressure (or you are simply
concerned about blood pressure levels), purchase a blood pressure
monitor so you can track it on a daily basis.
Aim for an average of seven hours of sleep per night for healthier
- Plan to lower your alcohol intake.
To download a copy of “The Keys to the Heart: How Consistent Monitoring
Impacts Long-Term Heart Health,” please visit http://www.mobilehelp.com/hearthealth.php.
MobileHelp is a leading provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency
Response Systems) and personal health management technology. The company
develops and distributes market-leading products such as Cellular DUO, a
fully integrated medical alert system with GSM/GPS technology, which
provides an in-home cellular base station and a mobile device to protect
customers away from home. MobileHelp’s M-PERS devices are integrated
with nationwide wireless voice, data and GPS technology to provide
real-time medical alert monitoring services and location tracking for
expedited personal emergency assistance. In addition to emergency
response services, MobileHelp offers proactive health management
services such as Activity Tracking and Medication Reminders. MobileHelp,
the first FDA registered mobile medical alert system provider, is a
two-time recipient of Frost and Sullivan Leadership Awards, and was
named to the 2014 Grow Florida Top Companies to Watch. It was ranked 90th
in the Deloitte 2015 Technology Fast 500, and was cited two years in a
row (2014 and 2015) in the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies in
America. The company is located in the Research Park at Florida Atlantic
University®. For sales or more information about MobileHelp, please call
1-800-989-9863 or go online to www.MobileHelp.com.
Liz Kohler, 414-828-6198