Managing diabetes with Smart Apps

The number of people with diabetes is increasing in most countries. According to International Diabetes Federation Atlas 2015, approximately 415 million adults globally have diabetes; and this number will rise to 642 million by 2040. In India, an estimated 69.2 million people were diabetic in the year 2015, which as per the WHO assessment, stood […]

IoT in Diabetes Management

The prevalence of diabetes is rising globally. Poorly controlled diabetes is resulting in higher rates of diabetes-related complications and an increase in health care expenditure. There is a need for better diabetes education and management. To overcome the problem, programs like Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) training have been developed which help in improving blood sugar […]

Evolution of diabetes management

It is hard to believe that 95 years ago diagnosis of diabetes meant death. Since the discovery of insulin in 1921, the mortality rate has increased, but people with diabetes have suffered from long term complications leading to blindness, kidney failure, amputations and heart attacks. With time, the focus on the management of diabetes has […]