Using Apple HealthKit to Care for Patients with Type I Diabetes


From Medical Design Technology (

"Lori Atkins’ 16-year-old son, Blake, has Type 1 diabetes, and she used to track his blood-sugar readings by hand.

It was time-intensive and sometimes daunting, like the night he had a cold and “his numbers were going crazy.” Lori paged Blake’s doctor and sat at a computer, where she wrote a detailed email listing her son’s glucose measurements over the preceding 12 hours to ensure the physician had all the vital data.

Now, however, Blake’s glucose readings are available at his doctor’s fingertips...."