- Mrs. Sanders is a 45-year-old female recently diagnosed with type-2 diabetes.
- She has a family history of diabetes and worries that she will not be able to manage the disease.
- Mrs. Sanders has a college degree and has proficiency using technological devices due to her profession as a manager at a technology firm.
- She has trouble with maintaining a healthy weight and overeating, which will be detrimental to managing blood sugar levels with diabetes.
- Mrs. Sanders feels like she can manage her blood sugar if she knows the accurate information, as well as has a structured way to manage the readings.
- With an abundance of mobile applications, she is unsure which one to select.
- Name: MySugr Diabetes Logbook.
- Purpose: Tracking and managing critical health information related to diabetes treatment.
- Intended audience: Patients diagnosed with diabetes, particularly type 2.
- Mobile device(s) upon which it will operate: Tablets and smartphones running the iOS or Android operating systems.
- Where to download or obtain it: Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
- Interface: The dashboard is polished to provide an immediate overview of critical information and readings.
- Usability: Helps track a variety of readings besides blood sugar. The app allows tracking weight, blood pressure, oral medication, and even daily activity.
- The application allows for customization to show or hide important fields pertinent to the patient’s therapy (Johnson, 2015).
- Favorite Thing: Can be used in combination with other apps such as Apple Health to carry over calories or activities.
- Favorite Thing: The company releases additional apps that ceaselessly connect with the primary app to send blood sugar readings directly from the glucometer or to provide diabetes education (MySugr, n.d.).
- Patient able to keep track of post-meal and daily blood sugar levels.
- The application offers reminders on when to measure vitals.
- In combination with other data, the patient is able to see lifestyle effects on blood sugar.
- The application offers alerts and insights when readings are abnormal.
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