Current mHealth Projects

Current mHealth Lab Projects
The mHealth Lab is engaged in several projects at multiple stages of development, including projects funded by the NIH and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. For more details, check out the chart below.

 

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DiaFit
Project Description:The team will create and test DiaFit, a bilingual English-Spanish mobile app that collects and analyzes multi-source data to better assist patients with Type II diabetes and obesity understand and manage their chronic conditions. DiaFit will be the first evidence-based app that incorporates recommendations for nutrition and fitness as well as patient-reported outcomes and patient prompts. The app will help users record their eating habits, medication use, glucose level, physical activity and patient-reported outcomes related to well-being. In addition, the app will allow for clinicians to monitor the progress of their patients and provide feedback in real time.
Collaborators:Modave, F. (Co-PI / Associate Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy, University of Florida), Cardel, M. (Co-PI / Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy, University of Florida), Eric Rosenberg (Investigator / Associate Professor, Chief of Internal Medicine, Physician Director for Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Medicine, University of Florida), Porter, M. (Investigator / Assistant Professor, Community Health & Family Medicine, University of Florida)
Funder:UF CTSI
Read news about this project here.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Decision Aid
Project Description:The goals of this grant are 1) to develop a web-based platform to facilitate patient-physician interaction in a clinical environment, in order to improve shared and informed decision making, 2) to assess its effectiveness in understanding the disease as well as increasing colorectal cancer screening uptake in low health literacy populations. The tool is ready and is being used now to collect data at TTU El Paso.
Collaborators:Modave, F. (Co-Principal Investigator / Associate Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy, University of Florida), Shokar, N.K. (Co-Principal Investigator / Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University)
Funder:NIH

 

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