THE PROTOTYPEWorking e-Pill Prototype.
Dimensions 40 x 20 x 4.5 mm; 4.15 gram.TECHNICAL STUFFVALIDATION
Eight patients aged, 28 ± 7 years wore the e-Pill. The diabetes educator instructed thepatient to take on one occasion, a 30 minutewalk and on another occasion, a 15 minutewalk. The data were independently verifiedwith a Physical Activity Monitoring System(Science Volume, 307:pages, 584-6). The e-Pill delivered. The patients performedexercise in their correct prescribed dose.
REAL WORLD DEPLOYMENT
The deliverable is a packet of e-Pills, upload technology and a manual. The e-Pill hasthe function to assist in the delivery, sensing and monitoring of an exercise programthat is prescribed by a health worker for a patient.