Background: Lack of localized tools to monitor lifestyle patient data between doctor visits challenges healthcare providers in the Middle East to personalize care to Arabic-speaking patients living with T2DM. This study presents Droobi Health (DH), the first Arabic, digital therapeutic, as an effective tool to increase patient self-reported data and share clinical and lifestyle data between visits efficiently to enable doctors to personalize care without a time burden.

Methods: The Droobi Health app is a digital therapeutic that delivers a online behavior change programs that combines real-human coaching, digital tracking and data analytics to deliver timely and personalized interventions for behavior change. The messaging system is based on the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change to encourage users to self-report data on blood glucose, weight, food intake and physical activity. This study described data collected from participants with T2DM (N=44) using DH who completed the 16-week program.

Results: During the 16-weeks, users reported a total 1270 blood sugar logs, 1527 food logs, 3202 activity logs, and 213 weight logs. Users initiated a total of 2880 chat messages with their coach. On average per user, 28.8 blood sugar logs, 34.7 food logs, 72.8 activity logs, and 4.8 weight logs.

Conclusion: This study shows that DH can help healthcare providers generate patient self-reported clinical and lifestyle data between doctor visits, enabling the care team to personalize care based on patients lifestyle.

N. Jandali: None. R. Zarzour: Employee; Self; Droobi Health Technology. A. M. Fadlelbari: Employee; Self; Droobi Health and Technology.

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