March 16, 2022
The Digital Future is Now - Learning from Diabetes
Patient wearables, remote monitoring, telehealth, mobile apps, and other digital tools are changing the relationship between patients and providers. Better, more timely, personalized data can lead to better healthcare. Digital care is rapidly evolving, but is already being adopted in cardiology, neuromodulation, and diabetes care.
New approaches in diabetes control present one of the most advanced examples of how digital technologies can improve patient care, from Bluetooth connected smartphones, apps with insulin dosage recommendations, connected continuous glucose monitors, to mobile apps for insulin pump control with feedback from CGMs.
Using diabetes care as a case study in the early adoption of connected devices, speakers from all perspectives – patient, provider, chronic disease management professionals, value-based payers, insulin and insulin delivery firms, and closed loop pancreas companies – discuss the benefits, the challenges, the lingering questions, and what their experience with diabetes foretells for other medical applications.