Diabetes on the Move

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David Armstrong
Professor, Surgery
Vignesh Subbian
Assistant Professor, System & Industrial Engineering
Jordan Garth
Research Technician, Surgery
Kairavi Vaishnav
Research Technician, Surgery
Managed By
Lewis Humphreys
Licensing Manager (520) 626-2574

Title: Diabetes on the Move

 

Invention: This is a mobile application capable of tracking mobility and physical activity in patients with diabetes.

 

Background: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people in the U.S. (around 9% of the population) had diabetes in 2014. Management of diabetes involves healthy eating, regular physical activity, and medications to lower blood glucose levels.

 

Applications:

  • Diabetes patients

 

Advantages:

  • Enables clinical and scientific research at large scale
  • Provides insights into preventing, mitigating, and treating diabetic wounds

 

Licensing Manager:

Lewis Humphreys

LewisH@tla.arizona.edu

(520) 626-1213