Y and another Apple Watch owner hor the cardiac mitoring functi of the notebook to help save his life.
Gast D'Aquino, 76, was at Mass Easter Sunday this year when his Apple Watch gave him an alarming notificati alerting him of a spike in his heartbeat, he told South China Morning Post .
D'Aquino said that he had read similar incidents with the Apple Watch before, so he knew that it was something serious. He skipped an Easter lunch with his family to go straight to the doctor.
"I thought that going to the hospital was so important," he told the Post . "It was a strg, unambiguous signal.He said I had a high heart rate."
When he arrived at the hospital, D'Aquino told the doctors that he did not know why he was there, but that his cell phe had alerted him about a potential problem.  "(The doctor) says" Feel something "I said no, I feel good, I feel good, nothing is wrg," he said. But after the hospital staff hung up an ECG, they immediately referred him to cardiologists.
"I told them that the Apple Watch was giving me this reading, and they told me that the watch was giving fairly accurate readings." After a series of extensive tests, the doctors discovered that three corary arteries, "two were completely blocked and 90% blocked."
In other words, the simple decisi to skip lunch and reflect his warning very well may have saved his life ….