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583: Review of iPhone Applications for Diabetes Self-Management


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583: Review of iPhone Applications for Diabetes Self-Management

  1. 1. Review of iPhone Applications for Diabetes Self-Management<br />Taridzo CHOMUTARE a, b, d, Luis Fernandez-Luque b,c, Eirik ÅRSAND a,b , Gunnar HARTVIGSEN a,b<br />a Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway<br />b Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Norway<br />c Northern Research Institute, Tromsø, Norway<br />d Presenter<br />Medicine 2.0 Conference <br />Oral Presentation<br />18 September 2011<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Introduction<br />«diabetes» OR «glucose» search on<br />iTunes Norwegian Market<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Introduction<br /><ul><li>Goals of the study
  4. 4. To study the salient features of current diabetes iPhone applications
  5. 5. develop a feature list
  6. 6. analyze the prevalence of features
  7. 7. identify gaps to focus future development</li></li></ul><li>Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Method<br /><ul><li>Search strategy
  8. 8. iTunes Store – Norwegian market
  9. 9. “diabetes” OR “glucose”</li></li></ul><li>Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Method<br /><ul><li>Selection criteria
  10. 10. Apps with blood glucose monitoring (SMBG)
  11. 11. Apps for the patient (and not physician)
  12. 12. English-language user-interface</li></li></ul><li>Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Method<br /><ul><li>Analyzing the features</li></ul>self-monitoring <br /><ul><li>blood glucose
  13. 13. physical activity
  14. 14. diet management
  15. 15. weight management
  16. 16. insulin/meds
  17. 17. blood pressure</li></li></ul><li>Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Method<br /><ul><li>Features cont.…</li></ul>social media integration<br />education and feedback<br />data export and communication<br />PHR or patient portals<br />disease-related alerts/reminders<br />
  18. 18. Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Results<br />Feature Prevalence (%)<br />19/49 Apps Free<br />Mean Price = €2.00 <br />Modal Price = €1.40<br />
  19. 19. Introduction<br />Method<br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />Conclusion<br /><ul><li>Many apps available with rich features
  20. 20. There are obvious functional gaps
  21. 21. Personalized education
  22. 22. Future focus on embracing emerging requirements
  23. 23. Social media/peer support e.g., ,
  24. 24. Wireless sensors and patient data acquisition
  25. 25. Privacy-conscious designs</li></li></ul><li>Taridzo Chomutare<br /><br />+47 47 68 00 32<br />Thank You<br />GlucoseBuddyDiabetesDiaryDiabetesBuddy EasyDiabetes DiabetesLog DiabetesPilot LogForLife Bant DiabetesGrapher Vree GluCoMo MedValues DiabetesTracker Diamedic Track3 LogFrog GlucoseTracker BloodPal DiabetesManager UTSDiabetes DiabetesCompanionIslet eDiabetes BloodSugar iDiabetes DiabeticTracker HealthTracker ZipHealth GlucoRecord diabetesPlus Tag-it-Yourself DF Diary Sugars HealthLog DAFNE Online ReklaimYourBalance HealthTrack avetanaMob DMGraph Glucose Diabetophone Fructose BGluMonMyVirtualHealthCheck EasySugar VitalPro GlucoseCharter<br />Chomutare T., Fernandez-Luque L., Årsand E., Hartvigsen G. Analyzing Diabetes Mobile Health Application Features. J Med Internet Res (forthcoming)<br />