How to Effectively Design a Concept Mobile Application to Aid in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Adolescents

McCulloch, V., Hope, S., Loranger, B. and Rea, P. (2016) How to Effectively Design a Concept Mobile Application to Aid in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Adolescents. 49th Institute of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 16-17 Sep 2016.

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Abstract

With diabetes being one of the eight most prevalent chronic health conditions in the World, there is a wide range of diabetes-related mobile applications available to the public to aid in glycaemic control and self-management. Statistically adherence to medication is extremely low in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus, therefore it is crucial that adolescents adhere to their medication from a young age and adopt good medication regimens. This presentation focuses on the research and design of an interactive and educational concept mobile application aimed at adolescents, aged 11 to 16 years old, to aid in their understanding of Type 1 diabetes mellitus. As the visual elements are an essential part to the design of a mobile application, this research will outline how the visual components of the application were designed specifically for the target audience of adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Rea, Dr Paul
Authors: McCulloch, V., Hope, S., Loranger, B., and Rea, P.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences
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