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:4/29/2016)... ... ... Coalition Duchenne, a Newport Beach, California based charity committed ... in the April 25 U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee hearing on ... the Marriott Conference Center in Hyattsville, Maryland was attended by over than a ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The Society for Assisted Reproductive ... are required to report in vitro fertilization (IVF) delivery rates to ... practice of assisted reproductive technologies in the United States. , This year, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The number of chronically and seriously ill individuals is growing. ... an urgent need for highly skilled care managers and care coordinators. Care ... train and retain care managers, and enhance their skills. , Care Excellence ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Monthly subscription boxes are all the ... They recently reviewed the ZEN BOX , the aromatherapy subscription box. , ZEN ... oils (like lavender or frankincense) and one Zen Blend (like immune boost, sublime sleep ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Sanford Health’s work in cellular therapy and ... and leaders from Sanford Health were selected to participate in the “ Third ... and receive the 2016 Pontifical Key Innovation Award at the Vatican. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 ... H1 2016" is a report that provides an ... strengthen R&D pipelines by identifying new targets and ... Company Profiles discussed in this H1 2016 ... Riunite Srl, AbbVie Inc., Abiogen Pharma S.p.A., Ablynx ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... le 27 Avril 2016 ... progressé de +5% sur le trimestre, soutenu par ... consommables  Croissance de +16% des ventes ... Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, FR0010609263 ; OTCQX : ... laser, annonce aujourd,hui son chiffre d,affaires pour le ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Transparency Market Research has published ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast ... skincare devices market was valued at US$ 7,255.8 Mn ... CAGR of 10.1% from 2015 to 2023 to reach ... full Skincare Devices Market (Treatment Device - LED Therapy Devices, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: