Continuous health monitoring using smartphones-A case-study for monitoring diabetic patients in UAE
Source of Publication
Proceedings of the 2016 12th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, IIT 2016
© 2016 IEEE. With diabetes patients doubling every year especially in the UAE there is a need to curb this epidemic and help those who are affected to live an active life. Continuous monitoring of health indicators ensures prompt medical attention and reduction in fatalities. The primary challenge to continuously monitor diabetes is that glucose level measurement requires invasive methods. Moreover, continuous monitoring must happen remotely and therefore would require computing and networking technologies that is seamless, real-Time, high speed, and with large storage capacities. With the increasing penetration of smartphones, especially in the UAE, we propose a framework for continuous monitoring of diabetes on the smartphone platform. We also survey the state-of-The-Art in continuous health monitoring.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Continous Health Monitoring, Health behavior interventions, mHealth, Mobile applications
Jihad, A. J.; Mathew, Sujith Samuel; Paul, Sujni; and Pushpalatha, D. Ponmary, "Continuous health monitoring using smartphones-A case-study for monitoring diabetic patients in UAE" (2017). All Works. 1074.
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