Living with Parkinson disease that easy to due to the many medications required to manage the symptoms. Sage Bionetworks has developed an iOS application, Parkinson mPower study app, that is specifically tailored to help users monitor and manage the symptoms. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. English is the default language.
Parkinson mPower study app is a new application that is geared towards redefining how people suffering from Parkinson disease manage the symptoms. It is based on the fact that you need to keep track of all the symptoms associated to this disease in order to live a long and healthy life. By using the app, you will be able to access research tools, review trends, track all symptoms, and even share the information with expert researchers who are constantly looking for new ways of combating the disease.
To collect the required information, the developers have incorporated a number of questionnaires that you will need to fill and submit to the researchers. It also uses sensor data from your phone or wearable devices such as bands to help track your symptoms even when you are deep asleep at night. There is also a number of special measurement features used to monitor your healthy such as memory game, voice recording, walking and even finger tapping.
Unlike other apps that do not disclose their intentions to users, this one will give you detailed information on the objectives of the study, how it works, people who can participate, persons who run and manage the study and any other information that you will need to understand the objectives of the app and the geniuses behind it.
One of the best features of Parkinson mPower study app is that it provides expert advice and tips to help patients live a normal and productive life. For example, there are a number of audio files that you can listen to get insights about the disease and symptoms that you should look out for.
In addition, it allows one to import the recorded daily physical activity measurement through Apple Health app in seconds. This means that you do not have to manually in put the same data, the app with automatically do it for you.
To use and take part in the study, you need be 18 years of older, have Parkinson disease, be a U.S. resident, and of course you will need an iPhone to download and use the app. To protect your privacy, your name will be replaced with a unique code that is stored in a secure cloud server.
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