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Using smartphones to boost healthy behavior against juvenile diabetes

Using a smartphone app to encourage blood glucose monitoring compliance in adolescents with diabetes that includes a points reward system redeemable in the iTunes store.

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Free app for tracking blood glucose levels: MyTelcare Diabetes Pal

As noted on iMedicalApps, MyTelcare Diabetes Pal is a free app designed to help people with diabetes and their caregivers track, analyze and share blood glucose (BG), medication and food data both manually and automatically. Your data can be viewed in charts & graphs, and the app also offers a “Forum” feature, offering what appears […]

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“Go Viral to Improve Health” challenge for interdisciplinary teams

Challenge by Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering to students: create an app that addresses the nation’s pressing health issues, and win prize money!

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Can texting be used to keep teens from becoming depressed?

New study shows promise that depression prevention programs delivered via text messages can be effective in reducing teenage depression and the challenges often associated with it.

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Using mobile phones to strengthen diagnostic services

A recent study (Tuijn, Hoefman et al. 2011) sought to “determine the feasibility of using mobile phones for capturing microscopy images and transferring these to a central database for assessment, feedback and educational purposes.” In Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMIC), poor communication and long distances between rural health clinics and their urban counterparts makes […]

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Remotely checking newborns in intensive care: expensive but worth it

As reported in iMedicalApps, a number of neonatal intensive care units (NICU for short) in hospitals around the country have implemented Nicview, a system that allows parents to check-in on their child from anywhere via live web feed that is accessible from a computer, tablet, or smartphone. The system is expensive, though: $30,000 to set […]

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Medication safety during pregnancy: InfantRisk Center app

Review of the evidence-based mobile app InfantRisk Center for iPhone and iPod touch.

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Mobile app: Pediatrics Digest

Brief review of the mobile medical app Pediatrics Digest.

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Great Apps for Librarians

Highlight list of iPad apps for librarians from iLibrarian blog.

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Mobile app for gross anatomy: Muscle System Pro II

Review of the NOVA Series mobile app Muscle System Pro II for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

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