5 New Diabetes Technologies for Patient Empowerment

November 18, 2017
Veronica Hackethal, MD

Five slides, 5 snapshots of products that help reduce fingerstick anxiety, enhance medication adherence, and prevent plantar ulcers.

The challenges of diabetes self management cut across all domains of daily life and patient success in meeting all of them every day will be variable, even in the face of all good intentions.The technology to assist and support patients with diabetes with almost any aspect of disease managment is already available and is being refined continuously. This short slide show offers a quick look at 5 new products that help reduce pain, enhance medication accuracy and adherence, and prevent plantar ulcers. References: 1. Frykberg RG, Gordon IL, Reyzelman AM, et al. Feasibility and efficacy of a smart mat to predict development of diabetic plantar ulcers. Diabetes Care 2017 Apr; dc162294.

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