DiaDigital: making sense of diabetes apps

Interview with Diana Droßel, Senior Member of the DiaDigital initiative of the German Working Group for Diabetes Technology of the German Diabetes Society (DDG)


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Diana Droßel

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There are diabetes apps for every need: they range from simple databases containing information about calories and bread units to blood-glucose journals to apps that store those data in the cloud and are connected to the glucometer.

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