A Proposal for Mobile Diabetes Self-control: Towards a Patient Monitoring Framework

  • Vladimir Villarreal
  • Javier Laguna
  • Silvia López
  • Jesús Fontecha
  • Carmen Fuentes
  • Ramón Hervás
  • Diego López de Ipiña
  • Jose Bravo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5518)

Abstract

In this paper, we present a proposal for Patients’ Mobile Monitoring. This framework enables the definition and generation of profiles, modules and communication structures between each of the measuring devices and the mobile phone depending on the kind of condition and the measuring values of the patient. We use patterns to allow the generation of self-control modules and patient profiles. These patterns establish relations between each module. With patient’s measured data, patient profile and modules, the framework generates an application for the doctor and the patient in a mobile phone. These applications allow the monitoring, patient self-control and the communication between the patient and the doctor. Moreover, as an important study case, we present a mobile monitoring system which allows patients with diabetes to have a constant control of their glucose tendency as well as direct communication with their doctor.

Keywords

Healthcare Diabetes Mobile Monitoring Framework Mobile Phone 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Villarreal
    • 1
  • Javier Laguna
    • 2
  • Silvia López
    • 2
  • Jesús Fontecha
    • 2
  • Carmen Fuentes
    • 3
  • Ramón Hervás
    • 2
  • Diego López de Ipiña
    • 4
  • Jose Bravo
    • 2
  1. 1.Technological University of PanamaPanamaRepublic of Panama
  2. 2.MamI Research Lab - Castilla-La Mancha University, Ciudad RealSpain
  3. 3.General Hospital of Ciudad RealSpain
  4. 4.More LabDeusto UniversityBilbaoSpain

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