A 2020 Update on Diabetes Technologies with Emphasis on Telemedicine during COVID-19

  • Jothydev Kesavadev Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Center, Trivandrum, Attingal & Kochi, Kerala, India. www.research.jothydev.com 
Keywords: Diabetes Technologies, Telemedicine, Technology and Diabetes, Covid-19

Abstract

Technological advancements have paved way to the development of an array of newer diabetes technologies making disease management much more effective and hassle-free. These include minimally invasive and user-friendly glucose monitoring systems with better accuracy, insulin pumps providing near physiological insulin delivery, point-of-care testing devices that provide immediate and actionable information, various artificial-intelligence enabled mobile apps for diabetes management, etc. where each one of them can empower the diabetes care providers as well as the patients or the care givers facilitating productive outcomes in diabetes management. In addition remote glucose monitoring systems and telemedicine are evolving as the standard of care during this COVID crisis. Some of such recently introduced diabetes technologies are being discussed here.

Author Biography

Jothydev Kesavadev, Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Center, Trivandrum, Attingal & Kochi, Kerala, India. www.research.jothydev.com 

MD, FRCP,FACE, Chairman & Managing Director

Published
2020-09-14