Evidence and literature used to support the app

The app is developed by the IDF which is a respected and well-known organization. Each chapter has a resources tab and clicking it will bring up a scrollable list of articles that data was accessed from. In the FAQ section it’s also stated that the information was gathered from peer-reviewed journals, national health statistics reports and reports from international agencies such as WHO and CDC.

Healthcare providers that would benefit from this app

  • Diabetes researchers and educators, medical students.
  • While not something that has too much use by physicians and clinical staff in a clinical setting, there is definitely a use for this app by diabetic researchers and diabetic educators.
  • May also be of some benefit for first year medical students.

Patients that may benefit from this app

  • Diabetics and their family members/caregivers
  • Price
    • Free
    • Free
    • Developed by a reputable organization
    • Clear and easily readable fonts along with well made and useful figures and graphs
    • Well organized
    • Extensive data
    • Strong references
  • Dislikes
    • More information on medications and latest developments might have made this more relevant to physicians and clinical staff for daily use in the clinical setting.
    • Not available for Android
  • Overall
    • This is a great app for diabetic educators, nursing staff researchers and for patient self-use. Clear fonts, easy language, great graphs and figures in vibrant colors and a wealth of data are just some of the features packed into this app and the IDF has done a great job creating such a rich multimedia experience backed by strong and legitimate references. This should serve as an example for what other societies should consider doing to raise awareness.
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  • User Interface
  • Multimedia Usage
  • Price
  • Real World Applicability
  • Device Used For Review

    Ipad mini with retina display

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