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Have You Heard the News That Kardia Band is Discontinued?

Have You Heard the News That Kardia Band is Discontinued?

AliveCor discontinued Kardia Band (KardiaBand) sometime between June 1, 2019 and August 31, 2019. Kardia Band (KardiaBand) used to work on compatible Apple Watches in conjunction with its partner app to capture EKG readings and give you a result of that reading.

This was originally a review of Kardia Band. Then some time after I wrote that, Kadia Band (KardiaBand) was discontinued. As I like to keep the content of my website current, I therefore deleted the content of my review of Kardia Band as that information is now out of date. I do not like it myself when I see out of date information myself and I assume you are the same.

My understanding is that AliveCor plan on supporting Kardia Band for the next while, they just no longer sell it. You may have to check that understanding yourself to determine the current situation. AliveCor have changed CEOs over a period of time and different CEOs may have different plans regarding how they go forward.

Two Excellent Alternatives

As Kardia Band is discontinued, an alternative is to use the Kardia Mobile device or the Kardia Mobile 6L device instead. They are both available now. They are both personal EKG devices which allow you to take EKG readings and get instant results.

Both work in conjunction with its partner app which run of course on a compatible smartphone or compatible tablet. Both the Kardia Mobile device and the Kardia Mobile 6L device are FDA cleared to detect certain heart rhythms as well as a normal heart rhythm which makes it extremely useful in certain situations.

Alternative 1: Kardia Mobile

I personally have been using Kardia Mobile since October 2016 on the advice of my cardiologist. I wrote a very detailed review from the point of view of an user advised to use one on the advice of my cardiologist. If you want to read my review of Kardia Mobile, you can read it here.

Alternative 2: Kardia Mobile 6L

The Kardia Mobile 6L became available in the middle of 2019. My cardiologist and I are of the opinion that it does not provide any extra data that would be helpful in my case, however that may not be the case for you. If you want to read my review of Kardia Mobile 6L, you can read it here.

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