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A Proposed Web-Based Architecture for Diabetes Awareness, Prevention, and Management

  • Md. Ariful Islam
  • Syed Akhter Hossain
  • Khondaker Abdullah Al Mamun
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 755)

Abstract

Diabetes is a growing concern and number of diabetes patient is increasing worldwide. Diabetes causes complication which leads to death in a long term. Proper lifestyle management is the key to control this disease. Treatment of diabetes is costly and complication caused by diabetes requires additional treatment. In developing countries, the situation is even worse. To address this problem, an innovative and cost-effective solution is required which will prevent diabetes and helps patient to modify their lifestyle. Web-based architecture can be very fruitful in this regard as it can be accessed from anywhere with IT enabled devices. With the existing infrastructure it can be used as a tool to create awareness, share knowledge and it can also help people to manage their lifestyle effectively. Interactive web-based platform can be used to show tips, diet measurement information and generate preventive measures. In this paper we have reviewed ICT enabled services and articles for diabetes awareness and prevention and proposed a web-based framework that can be used for screening diabetes and educating people about it. We are optimistic that, our proposed framework can improve the healthcare services and reduce the cost of healthcare making life easier.

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Acknowledgements

This is to acknowledge that, this research has been carried out with the funding of ICT Division, Bangladesh and help and support from AIMS Lab, United International University and Daffodil International University.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Md. Ariful Islam
    • 1
  • Syed Akhter Hossain
    • 2
  • Khondaker Abdullah Al Mamun
    • 1
  1. 1.AIMS Lab, Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUnited International UniversityDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringDaffodil International UniversityDhakaBangladesh

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