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Web Links: Public and commercial diabetes solutions

Disasend Diabetes Communication
Diasend enhances the communication between care providers and patients. Diasend means easy uploading from glucose meters, insulin pumps and CGM directly to diasend.com. At Diasend.com information will be presented in a clear and structured way through graphs, tables and statistics.
Date Added: 17-11-2010 Visits: 2455
FORA Diabetes Care
Patients can easily gather blood glucose data that is reliable, using FORA’s blood glucose monitoring system. Each FORA meter can store and transmit test data to FORA’s database using a PC with Internet access, giving all members of the health care team the ability to act upon the transmitted data quickly. The health care team can help patients to make changes in the care plan between office visits, in order to optimize care coordination.
Date Added: 17-11-2010 Visits: 2383
Overview of Diabetes Management Software
This Web page is provided by "On-line Diabetes Resources" and is maintained by David Mendoza. It brings together in one place descriptions of and links to only those Web pages dealing with software for diabetes management, but is linked to the 15 other On-line Diabetes Resources pages dealing with other Web pages, other parts of the Internet, and other on-line services.
Date Added: 23-03-2011 Visits: 12225
This application provides a bolus calculator based on manually entered input on a Windows Mobile pocket PC. There is also a web portal for patients to follow the data they have entered and a web site for the doctor to set up the patient data and follow the patients activity (In French).
Date Added: 28-04-2011 Visits: 2356
Accu-Chek Aviva bolus calculator
The Accu-Chek Aviva Expert bolus calculator bolus advisor is a system for people using Multiple Daily Injections (MDI) of insulin. It can calculate the bolus insulin dose required based on the carbohydrates in the food in 3 simple steps towards: Test blood glucose, enter carbs and receive bolus advice. The Accu-Chek Aviva can also be connected to a Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Insulin Pump.
Date Added: 28-04-2011 Visits: 5403
Diabetic Investor
Diabetic Investor is the only electronic newsletter devoted exclusively to the business of diabetes. Written by David Kliff, an insulin using type 2 patient himself, Diabetic Investor is THE source of information when it comes to the growing diabetes marketplace.
Date Added: 15-11-2011 Visits: 3535
Personal Care Connect (PCC)
The IBM (USA) Personal Care Connect (PCC) facilitates the remote monitoring of patients. PCC is an open platform that can integrate devices from device vendors and applications from independent software vendors. Although PCC may have features in common with other remote monitoring systems, it differs from them in that it is a standards-based, open platform designed to integrate with devices from device vendors and applications from independent software vendors. One of the motivations for PCC is to create and propagate a working environment of medical devices and applications that results in innovative solutions.
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 3203
Clinical System Organiser
IntraMed (Denmark) develops and markets decision support systems for the healthcare sector in the form of software-based Disease Management Systems. IntraMed’s solutions create more effective and secure communication between treatment providers in the healthcare services to the benefit of chronically ill patients requiring constant supervision and medication. IntraMed’s most important product is CSO (Clinical System Organiser), a web-based system that improves treatment quality and makes processes more efficient, which is to the economic benefit of the healthcare services.
Figure 4 IntraMed Telehealth solutions overview
CSO gives patients the opportunity to access their own records, so they are able to actively take part in reporting their own measurements
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 2220
CareLink Monitoring System
Medtronic (USA) offers a FDA-approved integrated diabetes management system consisting of an internet-based insulin pump, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and therapy management software. CareLink Pro is part of the fully integrated CareLink platform that simplifies diabetes data management for patients and caregivers. Patients first upload data from their diabetes management devices to a secure online database using CareLink Personal, an easy-to-use web-based system. Data can also be uploaded directly to CareLink Pro in the general practitioners office. With CareLink Pro, a software program installed on the computer, users can gain access to the patients’ data. CareLink Pro reports can be viewed on-screen, printed, or saved to the computer.
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 10578
Fora Care
Fora Care (USA) provides a data management system where patients and family members can closely monitor the condition of the patients. Also medical professionals can have access.
For diabetes management it provides users with the blood glucose and blood pressure data that can be monitored by diabetic educators or physicians who can then adjust diet control, exercise plan and prescription if needed.
The application for Fora Care diabetic care includes two essential parts: the patient / family and the medical professionals
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 2256
MyGlucoHealth Network
Entra Health Systems (USA) provides integrated healthcare technology solutions with the aim to improve communication between patients, clinicians and caregivers.
One of the services for diabetes management is MyGlucoHealth which is a mobile and online diabetes management platform offering MyGlucoHealth Wireless Meter which is an integrated Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose meter that transmits data (via mobile or pc) directly to MyGlucoHealth Portal and to clinicians and other healthcare professionals who are provided with real-time, accurate and direct readings from the patient’s blood glucose meter. A strong feature of the MyGlycoHealth is its mobile components. The MyGlucoHealth Mobile Application allows users to upload testing results seamlessly to the web, as well as review and evaluate their results on a mobile phone. MyGlucoHealth is compatible with most major mobile phone manufacturers and mobile carriers worldwide.
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 2193
MedApps (USA) provides a comprehensive health information management platform and suite of tools that enables this connectivity through the cloud to enhance patient care – from chronic disease management to health and wellness programs.
For glucose monitoring they offer HealthPAL™; a small portable device that uses wireless (Bluetooth) or wired connectivity and M2M cellular technology to collect and transmit health readings from compatible retail medical monitors to a user’s electronic health record. HealthPAL is currently FDA-cleared for use with glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, weight scales and pulse oximeters. The data can be accessed for remote monitoring by professional caregivers using enterprise EHRs, or by the end-user or authorised family members through the patient’s personal health record.
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 2249
Alive Technologies (Australia) develops wireless health monitoring systems for screening, diagnosis and management of chronic diseases. Their Alive Diabetes Management System provides wireless transmission of blood glucose readings to a central web-based database, allowing an accurate diary to be kept. This can be easily reviewed by the patient and his physician, with two way wireless messaging providing insulin schedules, advice and reminders. Expert systems on the server analyse the data and provide immediate feedback to the patient and his doctor.
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 2414
Accu-Chek® Combo System
Roche Diabetes (USA) provides a comprehensive assortment of glucose meters, insulin pumps and intergrated devices. The Accu-Chek® Combo System combines a glucose meter, bolus calculating software and an insulin pump in a wearable system.
Blood test results are stored in the meter so that they can be accessed and viewed in a way similar to other types of online software. The Combo meter includes bolus calculator. The patient enters the amount of carbohydrates he or she are about to eat and perform a blood test using the build-in strip reader, the bolus calculator will suggest how much insulin should be in the bolus.http://www.accu-chek.co.uk/gb/products/insulinpumps/combofeaturestab.html
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 5092
Philips’ (The Netherlands) Motiva delivers remote patient management through a patient’s home television. It is an interactive healthcare platform that connects patients with chronic conditions, e.g. Diabetes Mellitus, to their healthcare providers via the home television and a broadband internet connection. Motiva automates disease management activities, and engages patients with personalized daily interactions and education. The system enables healthcare providers to motivate behaviour changes and help them meet goals for improved patient compliance, telehealth program efficiency, and lower healthcare costs. In addition to automated vital signs monitoring, patients are supported by educational material delivered as videos, actionable feedback about vital signs measurements, motivational messages from caregivers and health related surveys that evaluate patients’ comprehension, motivation, and self-efficacy levels.
Date Added: 01-03-2012 Visits: 3131