Eirik Årsand


Eirik Årsand was found competent as Professor in e-health by an international committee in 2014, and does research around how to use mobile technologies to improve self-management, mainly using diabetes as the case. He is currently involved in eight projects, and have a history of additional 27 projects, which involves development of smartphone- and smartwatch-based self-help applications and systems for people with diabetes and related challenges. This includes research around the technologies, user needs, user-perception, and medical outcomes of mobile ways of doing self-management. He currently is the main supervisor of one PhD student and co-supervise five other PhD students and several master students, and have supervised 35 students on the master/PhD level since 2001. His research projects have involved mostly people with Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes, using their mobile self-help tools and the research platform Diabetes Diary, which is downloaded by more than 5000 people in Norway. Årsand is Professor 2 at the Department of Clinical Medicine and affiliated with the Medical Informatics & Telemedicine group at the Department of Computer Science, both at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Link to his full list of 308 publications (per June 2017) recorded in the Cristin system.

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Personal blog about diabetes: https://fewtouch.wordpress.com

Eirik Årsand

Tel: +47 992 43 592

Title: Professor

Department: Personal e-health

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