Diabetes Digital Health

Diabetes Digital Health

1st Edition - April 4, 2020

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  • Editors: David Klonoff, David Kerr, Shelagh Mulvaney
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174869
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174852

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Diabetes Digital Health brings together the multifaceted information surrounding the science of digital health from an academic, regulatory, industrial, investment and cybersecurity perspective. Clinicians and researchers who are developing and evaluating mobile apps for diabetes patients will find this essential reading, as will industry people whose companies are developing mobile apps and sensors.

Key Features

  • Provides valuable information for clinicians, researchers and industry about the design and evaluation of patient-facing diabetes adherence technologies
  • Highlights cutting-edge topics that are presented and discussed at the Digital Diabetes Congress


Adult and pediatric diabetologists, endocrinologists, researchers, nurse practitioners, software engineers, any type of social or behavioural scientist in diabetes, technology designers, device manufacturers, healthcare administrators and policy-makers

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Building digital health tools for diabetes
    1. Reducing the global burden of diabetes using mobile health
    Mohan Deepa, Muralidharan Shruti and Viswanathan Mohan
    2. Diabetes education reimagined: educator-led, technology-enabled diabetes population health management services
    Sacha Uelmen and Janice MacLeod
    3. Digital technologies to support behavior change: challenges and opportunities
    Ashutosh Sabharwal, Sherecce Fields, Marisa E. Hilliard and Daniel J. DeSalvo
    4. Agile science: what and how in digital diabetes research
    Lyndsay A. Nelson, Anthony L. Threatt, William Martinez, S. Will Acuff and Lindsay S. Mayberry
    5. Behavior change techniques for diabetes technologies
    Connie Wong and Maureen Monaghan
    6. Integrating behavior and context with glucose data to advance behavioral science and clinical care in diabetes
    Claire J. Hoogendoorn, Dominic Ehrmann, Gladys Crespo-Ramos, Arielle G. Asman and Jeffrey S. Gonzalez
    7. Designing human-centered user experiences and user interfaces
    Erin Henkel, Jessica Randazza-Pade and Ben Healy
    Section 2: Clinical aspects of digital health for diabetes
    8. Using social media to support type 1 diabetes management and outcomes for adolescents and young adults: areas of promise and challenge
    Elissa R. Weitzman and Lauren E. Wisk
    9. Social media for adults
    Elia Gabarron, Meghan Bradway and Eirik Arsand
    10. Using diabetes technology in older adults
    Nancy A. Allen and Michelle L. Litchman
    11. Socioeconomic factors: access to and use of diabetes technologies
    Samantha A. Barry-Menkhaus, David V. Wagner, Maggie Stoeckel and Michael A. Harris
    12. The autonomous point-of-care diabetic retinopathy examination
    Michael D. Abramoff
    13. Digital foot care—leveraging digital health to extend ulcer-free days in remission
    Bijan Najafi, Mark Swerdlow, Grant A. Murphy and David G. Armstrong
    14. Smart insulin pens and devices to track insulin doses
    David C. Klonoff, Victoria Hsiao, Hope Warshaw and David Kerr
    Section 3: Technical aspects of digital health for diabetes
    15. Research end points for diabetes digital health
    Kathryn L. Fantasia, Mary-Catherine Stockman and Katherine L. Modzelewski
    16. Digital health technologies, diabetes, and driving (meet your new backseat driver)
    Andjela Drincic, Matthew Rizzo, Cyrus Desouza and Jennifer Merickel
    17. Standards for digital health
    Syed Umer Abdul Aziz, Mariam Askari and Shahid N. Shah
    18. Are digital therapeutics poised to become mainstream in diabetes care?
    Pablo Salazar and Adam Somauroo
    19. The US Food and Drug Administration regulation of digital health
    Yarmela Pavlovic
    20. Cybersecurity of digital diabetes devices
    Christine Sublett and William “Brad” Marsh

Product details

  • No. of pages: 310
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: April 4, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174869
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174852

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.

Shelagh Mulvaney

Shelagh Mulvaney, PhD, is an Associate Professor and pediatric psychologist at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on integrating behavioral science into the design and evaluation of technology-mediated self-management support systems for adolescents and young adults with diabetes. Central to her research are technologies and processes that engage patients in their daily health behaviors including mobile technologies, social learning mechanisms, and self-care problem solving. A primary focus of her work is on momentary assessment of affect, cognition, and behavior for personalized feedback and health communications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Nursing, Biomedical Informatics, & Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

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