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Review: Latest Apple Watch shows potential as very sweet medical device

Review: Latest Apple Watch shows potential as very sweet medical device

I went into a test drive of the Apple Watch Series 3 thinking it could be a real game changer for diabetes management. Now I’m thinking it should be considered by anyone with a chronic illness.

I’ll tell you why in a sec.

First, the most important Series 3 feature for people with diabetes isn’t available yet, but it will be soon, maybe within the next few months, after the Food and Drug Administration gives its blessing.

I have Type 1 diabetes — the autoimmune kind, not the more common Type 2 typically associated with obesity. Like many Type 1s, I wear a sensor on my abdomen called a continuous glucose monitor to measure my blood sugar level.

This technology has...

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