There’s a new smartwatch on the market called Embrace smart watch. The thing that makes this watch different from other smart watches and caught my attention is that it tracks seizures. This new watch which has just been cleared by the FDA, has been tested on patients and collected over 6530 hours of data, during which it detected 100% of the seizures that were confirmed by an EEG.
Wearing a watch that can do the same thing as having electrodes taped to you head (EEG) sounds pretty good to me. It has just been approved here so it would be nice to see what people who purchase it have to say about it but I really hope it really works because this is a great tool to fight SUDEP. This can alert family members and care-takers to take immediate action and save lives.
Read more about Embrace:
FDA Clears First Smart Watch to Detect Seizures, Manage Epilepsy
This $249 smartwatch sends alerts if you’re about to have a seizure
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I’m an aspiring writer still looking for exactly what I want to write about, with a lot of creativity, imagination and desire to write.
I studied Writing and Rhetoric at Syracuse University where I explored many different sides of writing through my classes and extracurricular activities in order to narrow my search for an identity as a writer.
I have written for Citrus TV Noticias and La Voz magazine, both of which gave me the chance to explore different mediums in which to write in. Through Citrus TV Noticias I also gained experience in translating from English to Spanish and vice versa, which is also something that I would be interested in working on since I am fluent in both of these languages. I was also an intern at Syracuse University Press where I got hands on experience in what goes into actually editing and publishing a book.
Through out the last four years I have faced a lot of challenges, which helped chape the person I am today. After being in a tragic car accident, being in comma, having a Traumatic Brain Injury, and being in therapy for over a year, I am a new me, willing to face challenges and knowing how to deal with them. I want to write about my accident and life after it to help others, show them it can be done and help in any way I can.
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