Pittsburgh-based Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is conducting a pilot study to ascertain whether it is possible to predict good days and bad days for people who have multiple sclerosis, thereby helping them improve their quality of life.

Nearly 100 participants in a recently completed four-week pilot program provided meaningful data by completing a daily journal and wearing a body sensor patch. The goal of the pilot program is to help determine if factors such as weather, activity levels and sleep can help predict the onset of fatigue.

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