Tag Archives: diabetes

2014 Free Lecture Series: Preventing and Managing Diabetes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, noon – 1 p.m. Hope Fox Eccles Health Library (next to Starbucks in University Hospital) Guest Speaker: Meg Graf, M.S., R.D., C.D. Meg E. Graf is a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at the Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center. Meg has also worked as Renal Dietitian specializing in hemodialysis, and is …Read More »

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.

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 …Read More »

New mobile app from Johns Hopkins

As noted in the iMedicalApps blog: Statistics from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet (link here) show that the prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. is 8.3% or 25.8 million people. In 2007, the total cost of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. alone reached $174 billion. It is clear that diabetes is a major healthcare …Read More »