August 27, 2014

diabetes

NIH Director Blogs on How mHealth Apps can Prove Effectiveness

Posted by: | Posted on: December 7, 2012

On his blog, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, notes that while mHealth apps are spreading rapidly, most have no scientific foundation. He includes a link…


Spit on Your iPhone for Rapid Diagnosis

Posted by: | Posted on: November 20, 2012

A promising mobile health startup has developed a liquid-based diagnostic platform that uses saliva or urine for rapid, non-invasive testing and that works with smartphones. The technology can test for…


Study Links mHealth Apps with Improved Diabetes Management

Posted by: | Posted on: September 25, 2012

Diabetes apps have been somewhat of the poster child for mHealth programs for chronic disease management. Now a study by the eHealth Initiative (eHI) highlights the role that mHealth apps…


Smart-Bath Mat Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Posted by: | Posted on: August 21, 2012

Last month we wrote about a new technology from Orpyx Medical Technology that uses shoe inserts to detect peripheral nerve damage in diabetic patients. Now comes a bath mat to…


Boston mHealth Company Partners with BI on Diabetes Management Program

Posted by: | Posted on: July 19, 2012

Healthrageous, a Boston-based mHealth company, has partnered with German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim on a pilot program to modify the behavior of type 2 diabetics. Read more here → http://www.mhimss.org/news/healthrageous-looks-make-adherence-personal-matter…


Orpyx Will Seek Approval for Wireless Shoe Insert to Help Diabetics Prevent Foot Ulcers

Posted by: | Posted on: July 17, 2012

Foot ulcers are a common complication of diabetes and are a leading cause of amputations among diabetic patients. Diabetics suffer peripheral nerve damage that causes numbness in the feet which…