Navigation Links
MyBloodWorks Creator Glen Ogle Comments on New Study Linking Hypertension During Pregnancy to Later Heart Trouble
Date:12/18/2012

(PRWEB) December 18, 2012

Glen Ogle, creator of the virtual medical app MyBloodWorks, is encouraging pregnant women to talk to their doctor about a recent study published in the journal BMJ, which suggests that women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy may be at a higher risk of developing heart trouble later in life – especially if they only have one child.

“The study published in BMJ warns that pregnant women who experience hypertension may develop preeclampsia, a potentially dangerous condition that can emerge during the pregnancy’s latter 4-5 months,” commented Ogle. “In light of this, I strongly encourage pregnant women to speak with their doctors about monitoring and, if necessary, managing their blood pressure to keep it within safe, normal range.”

Ogle also suggests that pregnant women discuss with their doctors whether his app MyBloodWorks could be a part of their monitoring plan.

“MyBloodWorks is absolutely not a replacement for medical advice, and doesn’t work that way,” noted Ogle. “However, many people with a full range of medical conditions, including people like me who have experienced kidney failure, use MyBloodWorks app to track our vitals, and provide reliable information to doctors and other members of a medical care team. Given how simple the app is to use, and how inexpensive it is to download, it could be a helpful tool that keeps moms healthier during -- and well after -- pregnancy.”

MyBloodWorks is a virtual medical secretary and database tracks vitals and blood levels, stores emergency contact information, keeps track of pills and medications, tracks past and future physician appointments, and even allows users to take a snapshot of their data and email it to their physician. Plus, since all data is stored locally on each user’s iPhone, nothing confidential is ever transmitted to, or by, a third party.

Pregnant women, individuals with hypertension or any other medical condition that requires tracking and monitoring of vitals and blood levels, can download MyBloodWorks from the iTunes store at https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/mybloodworks/id463529273?mt=8.The app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and requires iOS 3.0 or later.

For more information or media inquiries, contact Glen Ogle at glen(at)mybloodworksapp.com.

About Gogle LLC

GOGLE LLC is dedicated to creating the best patient medical apps. The company’s flagship app, MyBloodWorks, tracks health through vitals and blood tests, and functions as a personal medical filing cabinet and secretary – and all while being simple, easy and intuitive to use. Learn more at http://www.MyBloodWorksapp.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/12/prweb10229833.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AADR comments on review that validates association between oral health and heart health
2. Dr. Chiaravalloti of Kessler Foundation comments on trends in rehabilitation research in MS
3. Kettlebell Training Expert Lorna Kleidman Comments on an Article about Risks of Ibuprofen Use for Athletes
4. Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
5. Study reveals how cancer drug causes diabetic-like state
6. Coffee Drinking in Pregnancy Wont Lead to Sleepless Baby: Study
7. Lower GI problems plague many with rheumatoid arthritis, Mayo Clinic study finds
8. Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study
9. No Added Cancer Risk From Hip Replacement Materials: Study
10. Reported Decline in U.S. Pneumonia Deaths May Be False: Study
11. Early Study Finds Some Promise for Lung Cancer Vaccine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Commercial door hardware needs to be safer, ... need to protect the lives of people such as employees, customers and clients ... assets and company records too. Further, businesses aren’t just protecting against strangers wishing ...
(Date:5/29/2017)... ... 29, 2017 , ... The quest to develop a cure for HIV has ... is cured? The virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at ... the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health announced today in Nature Medicine ...
(Date:5/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 28, 2017 , ... ... America (PPOA), is proud to announce that Jorge Fernandez-Silva, M.D., has joined its ... pain management, a specialty that concentrates on minimally invasive techniques to treat and ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... A May 8 ... a doctor for colds or respiratory issues that are not responsive to antibiotics nevertheless ... on doctors may be largely responsible for the problem both in Canada and the ...
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... ... From May 21-23, hearing healthcare professionals gained a competitive edge with training ... Syracuse Downtown Hotel in Syracuse, New York. , As EarQ’s technology partner, Oticon ... to help them stay ahead in the industry. At the event, EarQ members learned ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2017)... -- Fortuna Fix Inc. (" Fortuna "), a private, clinical-stage ... the need for embryonic and fetal stem cells by using ... Fortuna announced today the launch of its ... MD, PhD; Father Kevin FitzGerald , S.J., PhD; Col. ... James Giordano , PhD. "We are excited and ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare ... this week at the American Congress of Obstetricians ... San Diego, CA from May ... perfect tool for clinicians to easily confirm pregnancy, ... pregnancy-related complications like ectopic pregnancy and placenta previa," ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... 4, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading ... data solutions, today announced that it is teaming up ... Technologies Limited to lower diabetes healthcare costs in ... card, which is available throughout all provinces and territories ... be eligible for additional savings when shopping for Dario ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: