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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2013.040204
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 4 Issue 2, 2013.
Abstract: Diabetes is a chronic disease that needs to regularly be monitored to keep the blood sugar levels within normal ranges. This monitoring depends on the diabetic treatment plan that is periodically reviewed by the endocrinologist. The frequent visit to the main hospital seems to be tiring and time consuming for both endocrinologist and diabetes patients. The patient may have to travel to the main city, paying a ticket and reserving a place to stay. Those expenses can be reduced by remotely monitoring the diabetes patients with the help of mobile devices. In this paper, we introduce our implementation of an integrated monitoring tool for the diabetes patients. The designed system provides a daily monitoring and monthly services. The daily monitoring includes recording the result of daily analysis and activates to be transmitted from a patient’s mobile device to a central database. The monthly services require the patient to visit a nearby care center in the patient home town to do the medical examination and checkups. The result of this visit entered into the system and then synchronized with the central database. Finally, the endocrinologist can remotely monitor the patient record and adjust the treatment plan and the insulin doses if need.
Mashael Saud Bin-Sabbar and Mznah Abdullah Al-Rodhaan, “Diabetes Monitoring System Using Mobile Computing Technologies” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 4(2), 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2013.040204