Med-Q Medication Box prevents Strokes
Dr Kimmo Herttua at the University of Helsinki said: “These results emphasize the importance of patients using a medicine box or some type of medication timer in taking their medications correctly in order to minimize their risk of fatal and non-fatal strokes cannot be underestimated”
Patients have a greater risk ten years before
Dr Kimmo Herttua study considered that patients compliant if the were right 80% of the time. Non-adherence was divided into two separate groups. Intermediate adherence was between 30-80% adherence and Poor adherence which was less than 30%. No type of medication timer or medication box was used in the study. People relied on memory. The study included 73,527 patients aged 30 or older. Of these, 2,144 died from stroke and 24,560 were has strokes.
The Med-Q Medication Box with alarms can be the difference between life and death.
With new study information the need for a Smart Pill Box has been re-proven. A simple change in you medication management can have life changing implications.