Evidence-based Mobile Medical Applications in Diabetes

Andjela Drincic, Priya Prahalad, Deborah Greenwood, David C. Klonoff

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Abstract

This article reviews mobile medical applications that are commercially available in the United States or European Union (EU) and are (1) associated with published data of clinical outcomes in the peer-reviewed literature during the past 5 years, (2) cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States, or (3) a recipient of a CE (Conformité Européenne) mark by the EU. Many of these applications have been shown to positively affect outcomes in the short term, but long-term studies are needed. Until more data are available, consumers and professionals can consider guidance based on FDA/CE status.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)943-965
Number of pages23
JournalEndocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
Volume45
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016

Keywords

  • Applications
  • Diabetes
  • Glucose
  • Medical
  • Mobile
  • Telemedicine
  • mHealth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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