Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is using Fitbit devices for a research effort regarding sleep behavior and activity among children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Britain's National Health Service has announced pilot projects in seven locations to test how technology can help monitor people with long-term conditions, according to an article in The Telegraph.
Diabetes treatment and management remains the most popular mHealth app focus for developers, despite the fact there is increasing competition and more than 1,500 such apps already in market.
A new, technology-enabled artificial pancreas is not like your previous replica organ; the system will help with automated insulin delivery and can even connect with a smartphone.
Technologies such as mobile apps and text messaging may help teens better control their Type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Diabetes apps and mobile digital health devices are fast advancing from tracking and collecting blood sugar readings to more comprehensive capabilities to help diabetics be more proactive in healthcare and in the management of the chronic ailment.
A review of studies focused on how and if mobile apps benefit adolescents dealing with chronic illness reveals greater investigation is needed to provide deeper evidence of the benefits of such tools.
Americans should expect to have longer lifespans, but those lives will be accompanied by an increase in conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and other ailments that are expected to drive up the cost of their care, according to a study by researchers at the University of Southern California.
Electronic health records combined with genotype data have identified new subtypes of Type 2 diabetes, potentially enabling clinicians to tailor medical care to patients based on their genomic differences, according to a new study in Science Translational Medicine.
Doctors and nurses suffer from obesity, diabetes and heart disease only slightly less than the general population, according to a study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings