The rapidly expanding diabetes app market presents new challenges for patients, health care providers and regulators
The medical technology industry’s explosive growth has set the stage for medical mobile applications (apps) to assist with the management of many chronic diseases. Diabetes mellitus is the archetypal example: its management requires optimising diet, physical activity, blood glucose self-monitoring, and safe medication use. As a multifaceted condition affecting so many people, diabetes is the perfect target for developers of medical apps to realise the promise of the digital revolution.
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