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An intuitive tool that calculates carb to insulin ratios advising on next best steps, giving feedback on how proper maintenance clearly improves the health of diabetic patients
– so I do not have to think about these issues every minute of the day – relevant in T1 or insulin-dependent T2 diabetes only, though some aspects may be relevant to people with Type 2 diabetes that do not have to take insulin.
Specific information related to that need from diabetes patients:
> Useful information about diabetes patients
What do patients involved with diabetes want from apps?
What would make patients involved with diabetes use apps regularly?
Apps that …
The highest price paid for an app by any respondent is GBP 2,900. One person commented “I would pay as much as is necessary if the app was guaranteed to work independently of someone trying to
sell me a product; say, approx £50.” The majority have paid zero
> Let’s not reinvent the wheel...
Examples of apps patients involved with diabetes thought were good
Source: Patient View survey "What Patients and carers expect from health apps?"
Profile of respondents
97 respondents involved with diabetes
From 14 countries