Technology plays a crucial role in many aspects of our lives, including healthcare. Recent advances in digital healthcare have seen the creation of technologies that can improve a person’s quality of life, and even save lives.
We’re taking a look at 4 of the latest diabetes technologies that might make patients’ lives easier.
Insulin pumps are small electronic devices that are able to provide patients with the regular insulin they need throughout the day and night. This device is most suitable for patients with type 1 diabetes and some with type 2 as well.
Blood Glucose Monitors
If patients treat their diabetes with insulin then this monitor can be very handy. It can also prove useful for patients managing their diabetes with other medications such as sulphonylureas. A blood glucose monitor is used to check the patient's blood sugar level. The standard monitor will have a lancet to prick the finger, a digital display and a place to insert the test strip.
Carb Manager: Keto Diet App
Since many people with diabetes aim to get about half of their calories from carbs, lots adopt the Keto Diet. This Carb Manager app focuses on tracking carbs, as well protein, fat, and calories, with a database of foods and a barcode scanner, making it useful for those on the Keto Diet as well as those with diabetes.
The GlucoseZone App is specially designed for those with diabetes. It provides patients with personalized workouts and coaching based on their real-time blood sugar levels, medication requirements, and fitness goals.