DietSensor User Illustrative Scenarios: Diabetes

DietSensor User Illustrative Scenarios: Diabetes


“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” So goes one of the most popular English proverbs.  For most, regular fruit consumption will have a positive impact on overall health.  But those with diabetes are often told to avoid certain kinds of fruits, particularly those with a high level of fructose.  Managing blood sugar is … Continue reading Impact of Fruit Consumption on Blood Sugar Level


Diabetes is an endocrine disorder that affects 29 million people in the United States.  A recent study in PLoS ONE reported that these individuals are as high as four times more at risk to die as a result of the disorder.  And, eight out of the 29 million cases of diabetes remain undiagnosed (according to the … Continue reading Diabetes Can Kill If Unmanaged

In this illustrative scenario, we explore how the DietSensor App can provide support to manage chronic conditions. First of all, the bad news… As food has become more processed, commoditized and ubiquitous, we have seen significant changes in how what we eat and drink negatively impacts health, resulting in an exponential increase in diet-related conditions … Continue reading Helping to manage chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes

In this illustrative scenario, we explore how the DietSensor App, used in conjunction with the optional spectroscopic sensor, allows easier measurement and calculation of the total carbohydrates in a meal (and also helps encourage healthy eating habits) for Margaret, a type 1 Diabetic. Margaret has type 1 diabetes. To effectively manage her condition, she needs … Continue reading DietSensor User Illustrative Scenario: Type 1 Diabetic