Dap’n is diabetes prevention technology. The platform takes an adaptive approach in determining when to offer interventions and what type of interventions would be most suitable to prevent deterioration of their diabetes. This adaptability is especially important in dealing with the complex interacting factors a person with Type 2 diabetes must contend with, which may change over time. Dap’n also integrates with social and community structures so that prevention is locally based.
Since initialisation, Dap’n has won Best Design Award for Diabetes App Challenge in association with Diabetes UK, Britain’s Nurses, HandiHealth, Intellectual Property Office through E-Health at Plymouth University. Following Mobilize the NHS, Dap’n has clinical engagement with The Diabetes Centre at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust which now works with us to bring Dap’n to youths with juvenile Diabetes. We have brought on board the Director of Salford NHS Research and Development as advisor to engage users with research on prevention.
We are now on Public Health England’s National Diabetes Prevention Programme to provide a programme of lifestyle and change intervention to people with diabetes. Dap’n has been discussed and highlighted in Magazines on diabetes and innovation including Diabetes Times, Desang Magazine and Salus Digital
Currently an interactive demo prototype, feasibility testing with users from several support groups has been initiated to illustrate its potential, and we are currently preparing to have a Minimum Viable Product.