JMIR mHealth and uHealth

Testing a Smartphone App (Young with Diabetes) to Improve Self-Management of Diabetes Over 12 Months: Randomized Controlled Trial.

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BACKGROUND: Young people often struggle to self-manage type 1 diabetes during the transition from childhood to adulthood. Mobile health (mHealth) apps may have the potential to support self-management, but evidence is limited and randomized controlled trials are needed.

Mobile Decision Support Tool for Emergency Departments and Mass Casualty Incidents (EDIT): Initial Study.

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BACKGROUND: Chemical exposures pose a significant threat to life. A rapid assessment by first responders and emergency nurses is required to reduce death and disability. Currently, no informatics tools exist to process victims of chemical exposures efficiently.

The Prescription of Mobile Apps by Primary Care Teams: A Pilot Project in Catalonia.

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BACKGROUND: In Catalonia, the Fundació TIC Salut Social's mHealth Office created the AppSalut Site to showcase to mobile apps in the field of health and social services. Its primary objective was to encourage the public to look after their health.

Considerations for the Development of Mobile Phone Apps to Support Diabetes Self-Management: Systematic Review.

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BACKGROUND: There is increased research interest in the use of mobile phone apps to support diabetes management. However, there are divergent views on what constitute the minimum standards for inclusion in the development of mobile phone apps.

Using the Habit App for Weight Loss Problem Solving: Development and Feasibility Study.

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BACKGROUND: Reviews of weight loss mobile apps have revealed they include very few evidence-based features, relying mostly on self-monitoring. Unfortunately, adherence to self-monitoring is often low, especially among patients with motivational challenges.

mHealth Technology Use and Implications in Historically Underserved and Minority Populations in the United States: Systematic Literature Review.

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BACKGROUND: The proportion of people in the United States who are members of at least two ethnic groups is projected to increase to 10% by the year 2050. This makes addressing health disparities and health inequities in minority populations increasingly more difficult.

How New and Expecting Fathers Engage With an App-Based Online Forum: Qualitative Analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Breastfeeding is important for infants, and fathers are influential in supporting their partner in their decision to breastfeed and how long they breastfeed for.

Analysis of the Features Important for the Effectiveness of Physical Activity-Related Apps for Recreational Sports: Expert Panel Approach.

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BACKGROUND: A large number of people participate in individual or unorganized sports on a recreational level. Furthermore, many participants drop out because of injury or lowered motivation.

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