Nokia Debuts Diabetes Prevention Initiative in India: Simple Solutions, Greater Benefits

SMS to the Massess: Nokia Aims a Continuous Stream for Lifestyle/Behavioral Changes Emory University, Biocon, Lifescan & Aetna back a multinational collaborative to target the epidemic of diabetes in India. These institutions are providing financial and research support to the Nokia led partnership with Arogya World (US based Non-Profit), aimed at raising awareness about diabetes […]

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Avoiding "One" Hospital Visit Saves Thousands: Telemedicine Paving the Way for Future

Telemedicine holds tremendous potential to help shape up the ‘Real Healthcare Reform’. Physician visits and hospital admissions add up fast contributing to the high healthcare costs. Federally sponsored program termed “Hospital to Home” has been implemented in Washington County, New York through which patients are equipped with vital health monitoring technologies connected to a central […]

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Mobile Phone Based "Education Packets": Updates from India

The mobile phone philosophy to improve the care of patients with Diabetes and it’s complications seems to be catching up. In the last few weeks, we reported SALSA’s “Facetime” based real time medical consults and telemedicine program using mobile phones in France. Here is an update on using mobile phones for educating diabetics, from our […]

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