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The GSMA will support the mHealth Grand Tour 2014, a Barcelona-to-Vienna cycling challenge to take place during September 2014, again showcasing new mobile technologies. Be a part of this exciting adventure.

mHealth Grand Tour 2013

In September 2013, the GSMA, in association with the International Diabetes Federation, European Region, and under the patronage of European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, presented the mHealth Grand Tour. The objective of this 13-day, Brussels to Barcelona cycling challenge was to demonstrate the value of mobile health in helping people with diabetes live fuller lives. This was achieved through cross-industry partnership on all levels.

During the tour, researchers from Newcastle University conducted a study on the effects of multi-day endurance exercise on athletes with and without Type 1 diabetes, made possible by the participation of a number of patient associations.

The GSMA and its partners Orange, ANT+, Dexcom, HMM, McCann Health, and Sony Mobile developed an entirely wireless, end-to-end mHealth solution to enable the study. The solution permitted online tracking of riders’ blood glucose levels, heart rate and cycling statistics; and enabled data download by remote researchers at Newcastle University. The live, remote tracking of blood glucose levels on the Web represented a world first.

Preliminary results of the study will be revealed at Mobile World Congress 2014 with a full report due in November 2014.

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