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The FF DA has just approved and in just dole and adjustable digital pills so it's it's like a pill but it's this digital thing.
And it allows doctors to keep tabs on patients.
It's basically a sensor about the size of a grain of safe and which activates on contact with the -- in your stomach.
Key information and transmits to a disposable patch worn on the skin.
And into -- Smartphone app and patients and doctors will apparently be able to monitor their health and potential need for medication among other things.
Our expert stuck Philip -- from Columbia University Medical Center here in New York City.
This is nuts it's not but it's pretty cool technology you have to -- that set up will no doubt in the same way that you know they tried.
To kill the -- the 3000 year old vampire on true blood.
You can now use the same.
The same thing to monitor what medicines you have what you need how your body's doing.
In the may be other ways to monitor where we are and what we do and say Iraq you have and -- that they too web sites may be talking people and thank you could track you boyfriends -- you golf friends -- -- -- -- -- expense you know it may be beyond medical.
Applications and throughout.
This this censored to go through what this win when you swallow this thing what is it monitor about -- and and who does it.
-- say it's the size of a grain of sand which she sat it -- incorporates it into a pill or caps hill.
When that pill hits your stomach the stomach after sit activates -- -- -- -- in the defines.
And it's so when the pill hits your stomach immediately the -- or -- registers that.
The information base from the -- in the stomach to information on a -- so the -- is on the skin.
And the patch has -- -- and it and that all that information.
Can be transmitted to you and I -- to some kind of application.
And then you to Tom and his house -- information you can -- -- -- -- information TO talks sent.
Well you -- -- -- by information away if you decide to relate to that you don't want how -- information sect.
It's really cool technology in this is Big Brother of Madison.
-- -- It doesn't take longer to think of some potential downfall -- I mean if you took a shot a Berman.
And then an hour later some bad happened that's admissible in UW's in -- there's just a million different ways to get in trouble with self.
-- they've done clinical trials of listening but the clinical trials of note that this type of thousands of days not April thousands of weeks or months.
We don't know if this results -- increased risk of Scott stomach -- says.
We don't know whether this a -- -- pregnant women for example we don't know what the people who were on medications that prevent stomach cassettes.
You know I'm tough as what that they have an affect on this device I mean -- trying to talk at this for medication compliance and what that means is.
We -- some patients -- ticking about it taking medications I've seen a few patients this morning.
It would probably benefit from this but the key really is educating the patient to -- thanked the patient look it's really important -- you take this medication.
At this particular time if -- -- These that dangerous I think that lots of Bobbie but us.
Fixing them with an addict -- device looked lovely.
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