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    Diabetes patients linked by BlackBerry

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    canada.com: Could Type II diabetes patients improve their health with daily care via telemonitoring?

    Antonia Arnaert of the McGill University school of nursing aims to find out by running a two-month pilot project using BlackBerry smart phones to monitor fluctuating blood sugar.

    Patients take their sugar measurements three times daily using a gadget that transmits information via the phone to nurses' computers in real time. Nurses intervene when levels are not normal.

    Arnaert initially tried wireless technology last fall with patients who have high blood pressure to establish whether mHealth - as telemonitoring with cellphones is known - is actually feasible.

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    thats brillant, its amazing what a blackberry can do
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    I first read the initial heading and though, "Hey, wait a minute!", but after reading the rest, I calmed down. Just kidding! This shows how technology can be of great use to us. Interesting read...thanks!

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    This is awesome!
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