In previous weeks, we met Rutgers University Ph.D. student Maria Qadri and learned about her health quantification research and how diabetes affects her life. Today we dive into the evolution of Type 1 diabetes maintenance technology and its current limitations—it doesn’t operate in real-time and it’s not fully automated, but Big Data could change all of that. Qadri explains the benefits of an experimental artificial pancreas, and how health quantification can make a huge impact on the way we live.
Survive and Thrive: How Big Data Is Transforming Health Care, Part I
It's becoming easier to track health data for our own casual use. But for some people—like Ph.D student Maria Qadri, a Type 1 diabetic—it could have a huge impact on quality of life.