Title: MOBILE SOLUTION FOR DIABETES PATIENTS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Year of Publication: Jul - 2013
Page Numbers: 81-84
Authors: Tharshini Partheepan, Sumathy Kumarasamy
Conference Name: The Third International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications (DICTAP2013)
- Czech Republic

Abstract:


In this modern world when we think about efficiency and productivity we think about Information Technology, which increase the mentioned factors concerning in every sectors. This paper describes about a computerized system which deploy Information Technology into health sectors to serve general public in efficient and productive way. This system specially concerns only about diabetes patients. In most of the hospitals and health related organizations all the administrative related process carried out by manually. So the time consumption is high and also there aren’t be speedy responses to emergency situations. The proposed system consists of a mobile application which has facilities for monitoring diabetes patients’ conditions according to their sugar level, providing first aid instructions and drugs dosage information and channeling. And also it has a special feature called Short Message Service (SMS) that enables communication between patients and doctors. Administrator, doctors and patients are the users of this proposed system. After the evaluation of this system it shows a success rate and it is hoped that the implementation of this computerized system will lead to increase in the efficiency of the health sector.