Eli Lilly with Evidation Health and Apple Report Results of Digital Alzheimer’s Study

Eli Lilly with Evidation Health and Apple Report Results of Digital Alzheimer’s Study

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  • The study involves assessing of Apple devices (iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and the Beddit sleep monitoring device) in combination with mobile applications in 113 candidates aged 60-70yrs. for 12wks. to identify cognitive & behavioral differences among the candidates with/out mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia related to Alzheimer’s
  • The study demonstrated that the wearable devices will help people to identify and indicate starting experiences of cognitive decline. Additionally, Apple devices & apps have the potential to test the efficacy of therapies, accelerate the development of therapies used in conjunction with traditional diagnostic tools to improve the accuracy of diagnoses
  • Evidation established a platform to obtain candidates’ consent, collecting and analyzing 16 terabytes of data from sensor data from the smart devices, questionnaires about mood & energy, and simple assessment activities on the Digital Assessment App

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