Designed for use in low- and middle-income settings, the device is twice as accurate as similar commercial monitoring systems.
A small pilot study suggests that the technology meets the demand for a clinician to witness a patient’s daily dose.
A UW Medicine psychologist will start a five-year study in prayer camps where serious mental illness can be treated harshly.
Users of the investigational device spent 11% more time in the target blood-glucose range than control-group members.
These worn devices would enable clinicians to check maternal-fetal health more often, said the study's lead author at UW Medicine.
The phone-based technology is "the closest thing to a therapist in patients’ pockets," says its project lead in psychiatry at UW Medicine.