Diabetes is a long term non-communicable disease of huge societal & economic concern, not just a clinical issue. Type 2 diabetes (90% of those with the disease) is acquired in later life & can be successfully controlled through healthy lifestyle choices. The goal is to motivate people to change their lifestyle on the longer term, instead of focusing on treating their current (medical) condition, which often seems to be the standard form of practice. Healthcare technologies focusing on activity tracking and sleep monitoring are used to gain better insight into individual patterns and needs.
Project date: 2016 - ongoing
The DWELL (Diabetes and WELLbeing) project is a cross-border collaboration between 8 parties in the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France. Kinetic Analysis will lead the project in the Netherlands and the project will be implemented in collaboration with the Amphia Hospital, in Breda.
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