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Seattle Quantified Self Meetup Group Message Board › Tech Review Article: The Patient of the Future

Tech Review Article: The Patient of the Future

ash b.
Seattle, WA
Post #: 14
Interesting article for QS'ers. Looking forward to meeting everyone tomorrow.

The Patient of the Future

The Patient of the Future
Back in 2000, when Larry Smarr left his job as head of a celebrated supercomputer center in Illinois to start a new institute at the University of California, San Diego, and the University of California, Irvine, he rarely paid attention to his bathroom scale. He regularly drank Coke, added sugar to his coffee, and enjoyed Big Mac Combo Meals with his kids at McDonald’s. Exercise consisted of an occasional hike or a ride on a stationary bike. “In Illinois they said, ‘We know what’s going to happen when you go out to California. You’re going to start eating organic food and get a blonde trainer and get a hot tub,’ ” recalls Smarr, who laughed off the predictions. “Of course, I did all three.”....

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