Activ8rlives News & Case Studies

 
Latest News from Activ8rlives

Air pollution and managing asthma in our cities

Air pollution causes 467,000 premature deaths a year in Europe, according to the European Environmental Agency.

Posted on January 27, 2017

Good news about being physically active

It is never too late in life or in the week to reap the health benefits.

Posted on January 16, 2017

New Year, New You

After the overindulgence of Christmas, many of us start the New Year with an opportunity for self-improvement.

Posted on December 27, 2016

Keep the weight off this Christmas?

The challenge of the Christmas holiday, when entertaining and treats are plentiful, weight gain looks inevitable — but this year try to maintain your weight, not gain weight.

Posted on December 21, 2016

How are you today?

To mark national self-care week Spirit Healthcare is releasing a new Activ8rlives mobile application that can help you track your health and wellness – helping you discover just how well you are, every single day.

Posted on November 17, 2016

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Latest Case Studies

Asthma Smart App (Asthma+me) used in primary care avoids presentation to Emergency Department for 6 year old with severe asthma

Moira Gibbons1, Robert Thornton2, Nicki Barker1, Craig Burgess3, Kevin Auton3, Heather Elphick1. 1Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, 2Wath Health Centre, Rotherham and 3Aseptika Ltd, Cambridgeshire Introduction Paediatric asthma is an NHS 10-year (NHS Long-Term) priority1 and innovative approaches to managing the increasing number of children with moderate-to-severe asthma are needed. In […]

Active+me

Active+me is a programme that combines group exercise classes, health coaching, peer support, PAM (Patient Activation Measure) monitoring and teaching patients how to use Aseptika – Activ8rlives self-care monitoring technology to track their health and wellbeing. The data can also be reviewed remotely by health and care professionals, helping to identify deterioration in conditions more quickly than traditional methods of support.

SwansFan Clocks up 11 Gold Medals Walking with Activ8rlives

Ron aged 86-years young has been walking with an Activ8rlives BuddyBand activity tracker (accelerometer) since early September 2013. He has recently been awarded his eleventh Gold Medal for walking at least 10,000 steps a day for 1,925 days, which equates to about 80+ minutes of walking for Ron on each of those days. In during […]

Living Life Our Way Blood Pressure Review

Having tried out the Activ8rlives Blood Pressure and Heartrate monitor I found it to be a handy device that is quick and easy to set up and simple to use. It is genuinely useful, and is especially good for adults who need to monitor their blood pressure regularly, perhaps due to a previous health condition.

Maggie Johnson – an activated cardiac patient

"It has made me feel much more secure about my health, I can print out the data and take it to the next doctor’s appointment instead of having to remember how I’ve been feeling, it’s all there in black and white. I am sure that doing this programme will keep us all going for a lot longer.”

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