3. Prevention and Early Diagnosis

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Prevention and Early Diagnosis

Digital health technology can play a role in preventing diseases. Digital health, for example, in medical devices, can help patients and clinicians diagnose medical conditions early. The identification of health risks like heart conditions using wearables or mobile applications has been possible due to biomarkers. These early diagnoses can prevent the complications of many chronic conditions. Promoting healthy behaviour such as smoking cessation, physical activity, healthy diet by utilising digital technologies and CBT would eventually prevent many chronic conditions.