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Sure5 - Emergency alert device

Sure5 - Emergency alert device

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Sure5 is a simple, practical, low-tech & low cost emergency alert device for elderly people (65+ years old) living with diabetes and its acute complications
Sure5 is a simple, practical, low-tech & low cost emergency alert device for elderly people (65+ years old) living with diabetes and its acute complications

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Published by: gold168 on Apr 28, 2011
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(Emergency alert device for elderly people with diabetes)
According to statistics, there’s a significant portion of diabetic patients which areelderly people (over 65 years old). Survey says that appoximately
18-20% of elderly people in worldpopulation live with diabetes
. Either with or without proper treatments, naturally they will face anelevated risk of long term complications along with the aging process, including cardiovasculardisorder, retinal damage, kidney malfunction, alzheimer, not mentioning acute diabeticcomplications like hypoglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, and also.. heart attack, which sometimesrequire fast & timely emergency support to avoid fatality.During acute diabetic complications, severe symptoms likeconfusion, chest pain, panic, blurred vision & gradual loss of consciousness might occur simultaneously to a patient.Asking for help & sending alert to the right persons should bepractical, easy & fast.
Pressing one big button to trigger alert
 would be much more easier than explaining patient’s medicalcondition to strangers during an emergency situation, orworse when a patient is being alone and no one around.
is a simple, intuitive, low-tech & affordable device with big red panic button onthe back side to send alert to the right persons such as family members, doctors or hospital instantly when pressed &holding it for 5 seconds, it sends pre-written text messaging with GPS location coordinate, meanwhile blinking, beepingand playing pre-recorded voice to inform & attract nearest people around patient to describe patient’s medicalcondition in order to assist people conducting desired emergency procedures. This is a device which would be acquired& pre-programmed first by family or doctor prior to using.
main features of Sure5 
Emergency button
User will only have to press & hold the red button for 5 seconds to instantly send pre-written textmessaging alert to multiple recipients, also attached GPS coordinate of patient’s recent location, while beeping, blinkingand playing pre-recorded audio informations
Meal time, appointments with doctor & other activities reminder 
i.e. breakfast, lunch, dinner, exercise schedules, takingmedicine time & other health related/doctor appointment reminders with alarm beeping or pre-recorded voice, becauseelderly people tend to forget important things
Medical data record entry storage
Sure5 is also equipped with simple autorun executable program to input patient’smedical record and condition progress data. Doctors and family members can store lab test results and and other periodicprogress on this device, through a USB connection, so the device is also a personal & compact mobile data storage
GPS navigation
With a single press on top right side button, this device can help guiding patient going back tohome either by walk or vehicle, by voice GPS guide (patient house’s GPS coordinate location is pre-programmed upon firstsetup via USB, this will be very useful for patient with alzheimer facing risk of missing way back home)
Calories burning counter
For user who’s still active exercising (walk , jog, run, or bike mode) on top left side button

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