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Technological Platform for the Control of the Medication Supply to People with Diabetes

  • Mauro Callejas-CuervoEmail author
  • Juan Pablo Contreras Barrera
  • David Leonardo Cárdenas Rengifo
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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1154)

Abstract

This article presents the design of a technological platform called MedicHand, composed of a functional prototype of an electronic bracelet, and web system, elements which, together, allow for control the supply of medication to people who suffer from diabetes. In the first part, the problem Diabetes Mellitus (DM) for the immune system is discussed, as well as the situation of the medical treatments associated with this disease and the current medical trends. In the same way, the technologies involved in the construction of the device, the components that integrate the technological platform, the communication protocol and the design of the bracelet are described.

Keywords

Medication supply Diabetes Monitoring system Electronic bracelet API REST 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors thank the participation of the other members of the Software Research Group of the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, especially the members of the development of embedded devices line of investigation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Software Research Group, Engineering FacultyUniversidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de ColombiaTunjaColombia

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