Department: Oncology, Department of
School: Clinical Medicine
Organisation: University of Cambridge
Interests: Africa, Big data, Cancer, Cardiovascular disease, Clinical trials, Diabetes, Drug discovery, Evolution, Global Health, Maternal and child health, Mobile technologies, Nutrition, Screening, Well-being
A mobile electronic record for gestational diabetes prevention lifestyle coaches
Short title:GDM prevention mobile records
Background: Lifestyle programmes require a structured approach to be effective. Maintaining fidelity of coach based interventions is challenging. Mobile devices may be able to assist by supporting the use of an algorithm based approach.
Aims: To describe the development and challenges associated with a mobile technology approach to supporting a coach based lifestyle programme for the prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in pregnancy