Diabetes Digital Health and Telehealth

Diabetes Digital Health and Telehealth

1st Edition - July 29, 2022

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  • Editors: David Klonoff, David Kerr, Elissa Weitzman
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323905572
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323906760

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Diabetes Digital Health and Telehealth explains, from technologic, economic and sociologic standpoints how digital health and telehealth have come to dominate the management of diabetes. The book also includes information on improved telemedicine tools and platforms for communicating with patients, reviewing medical records, and interpreting data from wearable devices. In addition, evolving wearable sensors such as continuous glucose monitors, closed loop automated insulin delivery systems, cuffless blood pressure monitors, exercise monitors and smart insulin pens are covered.

Key Features

  • Covers advances in the fields of digital health and telehealth, including research methods, relevant types of evidence, and viable endpoints for assessing the clinical and economic benefits of digital health and telehealth for diabetes
  • Discusses improved telemedicine tools and platforms for communicating with patients, reviewing medical records and interpreting data from wearable devices
  • Analyzes information gaps, research methods, relevant types of evidence, and viable endpoints for assessing the clinical and economic benefits of digital health and telehealth for diabetes


Diabetologists, clinicians, academics and researchers working in the field of diabetes, health service managers

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Building digital health and telehealth tools for diabetes
    1. Democratizing access to and understanding of health information in the era of telehealth
    David Kerr and Namino Glantz
    2. Building digital health tools for diabetes: how user interface research and user experience design can improve digital health adoption
    Amy Oughton
    3. Incorporating diabetes technology data into the EHR
    Juan Espinoza
    4. Interoperability risks and health informatics
    Anura S. Fernando
    5. Cybersecurity in the diabetes care ecosystem
    Axel Wirth
    6. Privacy and diabetes digital technologies and telehealth services
    Elissa R. Weitzman and Melanie Floyd
    7. Telehealth and digital health privacy regulations
    Randi Seigel, Scott T. Lashway, Matthew M.K. Stein and C.J. Rundell
    8. Business considerations in starting a diabetes digital health company
    David J. Kim

    Part II: Diabetes digital health and telehealth for individuals
    9. Digital health apps for people with diabetes
    Joi Hester, Zohyra Zabala, Kate Winskell and Francisco J. Pasquel
    10. Telehealth for diabetes: a durable, evolving solution
    Michelle L. Griffith and Leslie Eiland
    11. Digital health and telehealth for behavior change in diabetes
    Michelle L. Litchman, Julia E. Blanchette, Cherise Shockley and Tamara K. Oser
    12. Digital support for physical activity
    Sheri R. Colberg and Gary Scheiner
    13. Psychosocial responses to telehealth for diabetes care
    Shideh Majidi and Jennifer K. Raymond
    14. Remote blood pressure monitoring
    Trisha Shang, Jennifer Y. Zhang, Dessi P. Zaharieva and David C. Klonoff
    15. Digital health and telehealth for pregnancy
    Mercedes Rigla Cros, M. Elena Hernando and Gema Garcı´a-Sa´ez
    16. Digital health technologies for patients in diabetes self-management education and support
    Shiyu Li and Jing Wang

    Part III: Diabetes digital health and telehealth for populations
    17. Use of digital health and telehealth in the US
    David T. Ahn
    18. Diabetes digital health and telehealth in the Middle East
    Mohammed E. Al-Sofiani
    19. An Asian perspective on digital health for diabetes
    Lauren Hartz and Kayo Waki
    20. Impact of digital technology on managing diabetes in the hospital
    Sara Donevant, Urooj Najmi, Umair Ansari, Waqas Haque and Mihail Zilbermint
    21. Disparities in digital health in underserved populations
    Celeste Campos-Castillo and Lindsay S. Mayberry
    22. Telehealth for training diabetes professionals
    Sean M. Oser and Tamara K. Oser
    23. Outcomes assessment for digital health interventions in diabetes: a payer perspective
    Jordan Silberman, Siavash Sarlati, Manpreet Kaur and Warris Bokhari

Product details

  • No. of pages: 338
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: July 29, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323905572
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323906760

About the Editors

David Klonoff

Dr. David C. Klonoff, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edin), is an endocrinologist specializing in the development of diabetes technology. He is Medical Director of the Dorothy L. and James E. Frank Diabetes Research Institute of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in San Mateo, California and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF, USA. Dr. Klonoff received the American Diabetes Association’s 2019 Outstanding Physician Clinician Award. He has received an FDA Director’s Special Citation Award for outstanding contributions related to diabetes technology. He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology and co-founded the Digital Diabetes Congress. He chairs the Scientific Advisory Board for the Texas A&M University Precise Advanced Technologies and Health Systems for Underserved Populations (PATHS-UP) Engineering Research Center. He is currently researching new devices and drugs for diabetes. Dr. Klonoff graduated from UC Berkeley and UCSF Medical School and did five years of internal medicine and endocrinology training at UCLA and UCSF.

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Medicine, U.C. San Francisco,Mills-Peninsula Medical Center,San Mateo, California,USA.

David Kerr

Dr. David Kerr is Director of Research and Innovation at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, Santa Barbara, and Director of Digital Services for the Diabetes Technology Society. Previously he was Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre in the UK. His research and innovation continue to focus on the use of technology for diabetes care and also the new area of digital health. He is co-founder of the annual Digital Diabetes Congress and recently launched a major long-term initiative to reduce the burden of diabetes for an underserved population in the United States through the creation of an innovative long-term cohort study (Mil Familias). He is also lead investigator in a program exploring the value of food as medicine through the use of medical prescriptions of vegetables for adults with or at risk of type 2 diabetes (Farming for Life).

Affiliations and Expertise

Rice University, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute,Santa Barbara, California,USA.

Elissa Weitzman

Dr. Elissa R. Weitzman is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. Her research focuses on improving the health of youth, with an emphasis on addressing chronic illness and behavioral health problems. A mixed-methods scientist, Weitzman uses narrative, cohort, and “big data” passive or participatory surveillance methods to illuminate the epidemiology and experience of chronic illness. Recognizing population engagement with digital health tools and online disease communities, she has investigated willingness to share electronic data for research, quantified the quality and safety of online health communities, and tested informatics-enabled models for returning research data to cohorts to drive engagement. Weitzman has a Bachelor’s from Brandeis University, a Masters and Doctorate from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and has completed post-doctoral training in Medical Ethics and Public Health in Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School,Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Associate Professor of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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  • Amy O. Thu Aug 25 2022

    Amazing & insightful

    Amazing & insightful