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Diabetes and its ramifications and treatments are presented, followed by discussion of the importance of communication between patient and clinician. Improved communication approaches, including telephone consultations, blood glucose communications to a provider with feedback, and active electronic diaries on smartphones for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, are reviewed.


A conference presentation given at the 49th MBAA International Annual Conference.

The slide presentation that accompanied the paper is included as a supplemental file. The recommended citation for the slide presentation is Paul III, D., Preast, J., Garrett, Z., & Coustasse, A. (2013, February). Importance of new technologies for diabetes monitoring [Presentation slides]. Business and Health Administration Association Annual Conference 2013, at the 49th Annual Midwest Business Administration Association International Conference, Chicago, IL.

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