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E-health feedback loop helps diabetics boost outcomes

The use of telehealth remote monitoring as part of a eHealth larger feedback loop for diabetics led to vastly improved A1c levels compared with patients who did not use the technology, according to research published this week in the  Journal of Medical Internet Research.

'Alert' app taps Apple HealthKit to keep diabetics in safe glucose level zone

A new app dubbed notifies users about potentially risky glucose levels via real-time data, courtesy of the Apple HealthKit platform.

Collaborative mHealth initiative aims to cut diabetes care cost

A coalition of healthcare entities looks to revamp diabetes care by cutting out glucometers and lancets while providing real-time data to care providers.

Mobile device may end days of finger pricking for diabetics

A new mobile laser-powered device may end the days of diabetics having to prick a finger to measure and monitor blood glucose levels.

Readmissions from two chronic illnesses drop in Pennsylvania

Readmission rates at Pennsylvania hospitals are improving--at least for some chronic conditions, according to a new report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).

Samsung, Medtronic partner on diabetes monitoring apps

Samsung Electronics and Medtronic are teaming up to develop mobile apps to provide insight and access on diabetes data, including glucose monitoring information, for Medtronic's MiniMed Connect.

Lifestyle diseases spur global mHealth market growth through 2020

An increasing number of lifestyle diseases--from diabetes to hypertension to sleep apnea--is spurring robust growth in the global mHealth device, services and app market, which hit $10.5 billion in 2014 and is on track to increase 33.5 percent annually from 2015 to 2020, reveals a new report published by Allied Market Research.

Electronic pillbox boosts remote care for diabetics

A telehealth program for patients with poorly controlled diabetes showed encouraging results, though it involved a small sample made up primarily of African-American women, according to research published this month in  Telemedicine and e-Health.

Telediabetes 'warrants prominent place' in healthcare

Telemedicine intervention to help people with diabetes has the potential to help patients with glycemic control, reduce body weight and increase exercise.

Indian Health tackles diabetes through telemedicine services

A healthcare provider in Southern California is turning to telemedicine to help address rising rates of diabetes in American Indian tribes.