Diabetes DM11, 2014 – 2018

Development and validation of software to provide medical treatment and patient empowerment to type 2 diabetics, through interaction with medical staff and real-time recording

[Desarrollo y validación de un software ligado a un portal de internet que facilite el tratamiento médico y el empoderamiento del paciente con diabetes tipo 2, la interacción con el personal médico y la generación de un registro en tiempo real]

The research team (l to r): Dr Carlos Aguilar-Salinas, Dr Cristina García-Ulloa, Dr Paloma Almeda-Valdés

Primary research aim

Create, validate and export the use of a technological tool that contributes to empowerment in patients with diabetes, the provision of care according to quality standards and generate real-time information required to measure the effectiveness of interventions.

Secondary research aims

To have an open information system, robust and interoperable on diabetes and its comorbidities to allow recovery, handling, processing, analysis and publication of specialized information according to the newest social and semantic tools of the digital age.

Research objectives and methodology

Designing an online information system, minding primarily a relational database, designed in progress or SQL permissions at different levels, allowing records, process and retrieving information at different levels:

  • Medical
  • Administrative
  • Patient
  • Curatorial

Project locations

  • Mexico City, Mexico;
  • Boston, USA



Hernández-Jiménez S, Garcia-­‐Ulloa AC, Mehta R, Aguillar-Salinas CA, Kershenobich D. Innovative Models For Empowering Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: The CAIPaDi program. Recent Patents on Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Drug Discovery 2014, 8 (3)

Further project information

DM11 Project Info

Funding organisations

  • Diabetes DM11
  • Mexico, United States of America
  • 2014 – 2018

Programme contact
Paloma Almeda-Valdés