10 innovative health gadgets at CES

Amid the glitz and glamour of the Consumer Electronics Show were 10 gadgets that aim to help people sit up straight, eat slowly and monitor vital signs as they exercise, work and sleep.
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This year's Consumer Electronics Show saw a flurry of new health gadgets that will motivate people to move and exercise, eat healthy and seek proper medical care. Most work with smartphones and tablets so you can monitor your progress during a workout or throughout the day. Many also leverage online social communities to keep you motivated, accountable and responsible for keeping up with your health goals.

Although most of these devices are geared for consumers, some are designed for medical professionals who may want to treat an unsuspecting patient eating at a local restaurant or sitting on an airplane. Let's look at some of these innovative health gadgets that will turn your head.

Dr. Joseph Kim is the president of MCM Education.

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