Medicine is advancing along with technology and a clear example is Abbott, the global healthcare company that introduced its Lingo device during CES 2022, which will be able to measure glucose, ketones, energy and overall health in real time, and even alcohol levels.
Monitoring these vital signs for the first time will provide insight Unprecedented human metabolism that can improve decisions about nutrition, “Public health and athletic performance,” said Robert Ford, Abbott President and CEO at CES 2022.
In 2014, the company launched the FreeStyle system, which measures glucose levels in real time and allows patients to With diabetes, measure your insulin levels through your smartphoneIn addition to providing recommendations regarding advice and follow-up from your doctor.
The new Lingo device, according to the company, will translate the body’s unique language into actionable data that allows overall health to be tracked and measured, In addition, the director announced that in the future it will be possible to consume foods made specifically for microbes from every person.
“This allows us to live a better life by knowing what your body really needs because it is constantly talking to you and now is the time to listen. Technology allows us to live a better life, and this is where health and technology come together with incredible power, as some technologies can be Saves lives,” Ford added.
For his part, Hakim Bosmundo, Vice President of Global Nutrition Research and Development at Abbott, pointed out the need to know the role of the microbiota (the group of bacteria that colonizes the skin and digestive system) in communicating with other organs such as the brain.
“The germs allow contact with other organs and are affected too Through our external environment: As I’m talking to someone, it’s a constant connection between your brain, your gut, and your immune system. Bozamundo concluded that if you cut this connection, diseases such as obesity and diabetes may develop, so it is important to rely on technology to collect data from organs.”
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