DIAdvisor

The DIAdvisor is a large scale- integrating project (IP) aiming at development of a prediction based tool which uses past and easily available information to optimise the therapy of type I and developed type II diabetes.

The DIAdvisor does not depend on specific sensor technologies and technologies like standard strip sensing, minimally invasive continuous glucose sensors and non-invasive methods.

For safety reason, the DIAdvisor system will be able to self-assess the confidence of its proposed decisions. For safety reasons as well as for the sake of therapy improvements the system connects and provides information and trends to the Health Care Provider.

Glucose prediction is difficult and requires advanced science. This can be achieved only by a well-balanced group of eminent experts including academics, clinicians, user representatives and leading companies. This includes physiological modelling, identification theory, control theory, medical device technology, risk management theory, sensor science and user understanding.

The expected impact of DIAdvisor will be improved diabetes control and quality of life in large populations of insulin treated patients, leading to fewer diabetic complications and lower Health Care costs. Moreover, the project will constitute a valuable opportunity for European companies to build up a special know-how leading products that profoundly and positively impacts the lives of millions with other indications than diabetes.

For further information, please visit:
http://www.diadvisor.eu/

Project co-ordinator:
Novo Nordisk A/S (Denmark)

Partners:

  • Novo Nordisk A/S (Denmark),
  • Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (Austria),
  • Lunds Universitet (Sweden),
  • Universita Degli Studi di Padova (Italy),
  • Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire de Montpellier (France),
  • Toumaz Technology Ltd (UK),
  • Sensor Technology and Devices Ltd (UK),
  • Ondalys SARL (France),
  • Romsoft SRL (Romania),
  • Institut Klinicke a Experimentalni Mediciny (Czech Republic),
  • RICAM, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Austria),
  • Rambøll Danmark A/S (Denmark),
  • Federation Internationale du Diabete Region Europe (Belgium)

Timetable: from 03/2008 – to 02/2012

Total cost: € 9.284.061

EC funding: € 7.099.992

Programme Acronym: FP7-ICT

Subprogramme Area: Personal health systems for monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics

Contract type: Collaborative project (generic)


Related news article:

Most Popular Now

mHealth as Effective as Clinic-Based Int…

A mobile health (mHealth) intervention was found to be as effective as a clinic-based group intervention for people with serious mental illness in a new study published online in Psychiatric...

Mobile Health Technology can Potentially…

Mobile health technology has the potential to transform the way we prevent and manage heart disease, but there are unanswered questions about how to optimize this technology and maintain engagement...

New Computational Tool could Help Optimi…

Scientists have developed a novel computational approach that incorporates individual patients' brain activity to calculate optimal, personalized brain stimulation treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Lazaro Sanchez-Rodriguez of the University of Calgary...

First Call for Science and Technology at…

Participate in the first ever ESC Digital Health Call for Technology, for the chance to present your innovations, your technology or your products at ESC Congress 2018 in front of...

Siemens Healthineers Assists Swiss Post …

To expand its portfolio in the area of eHealth, Swiss Post will make use of the Siemens Healthineers eHealth Solutions(1) in the future. The eHealth solution offered by Swiss Post...

Philips Expands its Therapeutic Care Bus…

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced that it has acquired Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT), a UK-based leading innovator of advanced solutions for the...

Joined-Up Health & Care Conference M…

InterSystems, a global leader in health information technology, will be celebrating a double anniversary at its annual Joined-Up Health & Care conference. This year’s event at The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield...

Ingestible 'Bacteria on a Chip' could He…

MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems. This "bacteria-on-a-chip" approach combines sensors made from...

FDA Takes New Steps to Advance Digital H…

Today, the FDA is opening a docket to solicit feedback on important provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act ("Cures Act"). The Cures Act amended the Federal Food, Drug, and...

Mobile App for Autism Screening Yields U…

A Duke study of an iPhone app to screen young children for signs of autism has found that the app is easy to use, welcomed by caregivers and good at...

Open Call MSCA-IF-2018: Individual Fello…

The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced...

Lexmark Partners with NHS Shared Busines…

Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced a partnership with NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) to enable the public sector to utilise Lexmark technology to support their aim...