Activ8rlives News & Case Studies
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Being too fat or too thin ‘can cost four years of life’
Life expectancy for obese men and women was years shorter for people with a higher BMI.
Posted on October 31, 2018
Asthma+me self-care solution for children and young people with asthma, launched by Aseptika (Activ8rlives)
1.1 million children in the UK have Asthma. During 2015-2016, 21 children died from an asthma attack. It was reported that 19 of these deaths could have been prevented. For most children, their asthma can be well controlled through partnership with their GP and local asthma nurse. But for some children with moderate-to-severe asthma, careful […]
Posted on October 29, 2018
Weigh2GO programme helping the residents of Sandwell achieve and maintain a healthy weight using Activ8rlives smart scales and online application health portal
Healthy Sandwell’s Weigh2GO is the new self-monitoring weight management programme in Sandwell available for people who live or have a GP in Sandwell and are BMI 23 or above.
Posted on October 25, 2018
Asthmatics warned avoiding flu jab is like ‘playing Russian roulette’
Source: Denis Campbell Health policy editor, The Guardian, Wed 17 Oct 2018. Britain’s 5.4 million asthma sufferers are “playing Russian roulette with their life” if they do not have the flu jab before this winter, doctors are warning. Asthmatics need to get immunised because colds and flu are the main trigger for potential fatal flare-ups of the disease, […]
Posted on October 17, 2018
Does your child have asthma or do you know of a parent whose child has asthma?
We are looking for families to act as beta testers for Asthma+me and this will include a training course in Cambridgeshire on weekends to help busy parents balance work and home life.
Posted on July 23, 2018
Latest Case Studies
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.”
Colin getting control of his life back
“I want to be at the centre of my recovery, not being told what to do by a doctor all of the time", Colin said, who is living with incurable cancer.