Wellness on the line

Lempert, Phil
April 2006
Progressive Grocer;Apr2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p16
Trade Publication
The article offers information on several medical and communications technologies offered by supermarkets. In Japan some toilets can collect urine samples and test for glucose and kidney disease. Some supermarket chains are selling self-diagnostic kits to forge better relationships with their customers. Wheels of Zeus is working on GPS watches that will be able to monitor Alzheimer's patients and detect their heartbeat changes.


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