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FOR YOUR PRACTICE

Halo Pronto™

The Doc Halo Mobile Health Platform is the leading clinical communication system for healthcare. The mobile app and online console provide secure, HIPAA-compliant texting for the safe transmission of protected patient information.

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Diabetes Manager

Diabetes Manager is an all-in-one insulin calculator, carbohydrate database, favorites database, and diary. It is developed for people with type 1 diabetes who inject pre-meal fast or rapid-acting insulin.

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What Motivates People to Use Technologies for Tracking Health?

As we all know, it is easy to start out with good intentions to be more active or manage diabetes better, but it’s much more difficult to follow through and stick with such changes so that they become sustainable. While some studies have recently shown that newer devices like the Fitbit can increase physical activity adherence, the real question is, will using the latest health information technologies be motivating enough for most people to continue doing it long-term?

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Meal Memory

Meal Memory is a new approach to nutrition tracking. It helps diabetes patients understand how each meal affects them by displaying blood sugar readings from before and after eating.

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Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children on the Rise in the US

Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the incidence of Type 2 diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association there are 29.1 million people diagnosed with diabetes in US, of which 208,000 are under the age of 20.

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Sometimes Long-term Patient/Healthcare Provider Relationship Must Be Severed

I am a primary care provider in a small private office. A long-term patient of mine, 32 years of age, was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. His insurance is now one I do not participate in. Until his recent diagnosis, he visited annually and paid out of pocket. He wanted to stay with me for his care. I realized his needs were most likely more than he could afford.

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