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Diabetes App Market Report 2014

Published By :

Research2guidance

Published Date : 2014-01-16

Category :

Diabetes

No. of Pages : 113

Product Synopsis

The Diabetes App Market Report 2014 is a comprehensive analysis about the performance of diabetes apps, key players, best practices, country markets, regulatory impact, market trends and revenues from 2008 - 2018.

Diabetes has become a global epidemic with significant impact on society and the economy. In 2013 around 382M people around the world were estimated to suffer from diabetes. Mobile applications promise to play an invaluable role in assisting people who suffer from diabetes to empower them to better manage their condition and as a consequence reduce health care costs. Mobile apps can aid in the daily management of diabetes by supporting behaviour changes, facilitating communication and easing the hassle of keeping track of all relevant parameters that have an influence on the disease.
Currently there are more than 1.100 iOS and Android apps listed on the Apple App Store and Google Play that are specifically designed for diabetics and healthcare professionals to treat diabetics. 

The report examins in detail the initial years of the app market (2008-2013) and provides an outlook of the next phase (2014-2018).

The report includes: 

  • Analysis and categorization of 1.100 diabetes apps
  • Description of 6 best practice elements that constitutes a successful diabetes app
  • Detailed market analysis of the last 5 years (2008-2013) including size of the addressable market, downloads, business model and platform market share, app and in-app-purchase price development, market revenue total and by revenue sources 
  • Profiles of top 14 diabetes app publishers that represent 65% of market share including diabetes app portfolio description and its performance 
  • Top 10 country profiles that represent the biggest local markets for diabetes apps including cumulated market downloads and active users per platform
  • Analysis of available clinical trials that investigate the impact of mobile apps on the diabetes care
  • Interpretation of regulatory guidelines from the FDA on diabetes apps
  • Description of the main factors that will influence the diabetes app market in the next five years
  • Detailed market forecast including downloads, revenues, user penetration in target group, app related sensor shipment and service user numbers 

Table Of Content

Table of Content

1 CONTENT 

2 Scope of the report .5

3 Management summary.6

4 The need for innovative mobile apps supporting diabetes patients8
4.1 The global diabetes epidemics10
4.2 The explosion of diabetes treatment costs.11

5 The promises of mobile apps for diabetes care13
5.1 The impact of diabetes apps on daily diabetes management 13
5.2 The clinical trial results: The proof that diabetes apps hold their promises.14
5.3 The addressable target group size for diabetes apps in 2013.18

6 Categorization of diabetes apps19
6.1 The 4 most common diabetes app categories21
6.2 What makes a best practice diabetes app? 24

7 Regulation for diabetes apps 30

8 Current status of the diabetes app market.34
8.1 Number of diabetes apps and publishers .35
8.2 Diabetes app downloads and active users38
8.3 Diabetes apps pricing 44
8.4 Diabetes apps market revenues 2008-201345

9 Diabetes app market country statistics.49
9.1 The US diabetes app market country statistics.52
9.2 The UK diabetes app market country statistics.53
9.3 The German diabetes app market country statistics54
9.4 The Canadian diabetes app market country statistics55
9.5 The French diabetes app market country statistics56
9.6 The Spanish diabetes app market country statistics.57
9.7 The Australian diabetes app market country statistics.58
9.8 The Italian diabetes app market country statistics.59
9.9 The Chinese diabetes app market country statistics.60
9.10 The Japanese diabetes app market country statistics 61

10 Leading diabetes app players, apps and market share.62
10.1 Profile 1:  Azumio Inc.62
10.1.1 Diabetes app profile . 62
10.1.2 Leading app: Glucose Buddy  63
10.1.3 Leading app: Blood Sugar Tracker by healthycloud.com . 63
10.2 Profile 2: sanofi-aventis.64
10.2.1 Diabetes app profile . 64
10.2.2 Leading app: GoMeals 65
10.2.3 Leading app: iBGStar  65
10.3 Profile 3:  Medivo 66
10.3.1 Diabetes app profile . 66
10.3.2 Leading app: OnTrack Diabetes 66
10.4 Profile 4:  Distal Thoughts .67
10.4.1 Diabetes app profile . 67
10.4.2 Leading app: Diabetes Log 67
10.5 Profile 5:  BHI Technologies Inc. 68
10.5.1 Diabetes app profile . 68
10.5.2 Leading app: Diabetes App. 68
10.6 Profile 6:  Maxwell Software .69
10.6.1 Diabetes app profile . 69
10.6.2 Leading app: Glucose Companion for iPad. 70
10.6.3 Leading app: Daily Carb – Carbohydrate, Glucose, Medication, Blood Pressure and 
Exercise Tracker 70
10.7 Profile 7:  Tactio Health Group Inc. .71
10.7.1 Diabetes app profile . 71
10.7.2 Leading app: TactioHealth 71
10.8 Profile 8: Everyday Health Inc.72
10.8.1 Diabetes app profile . 72
10.8.2 Leading app: Diabetes in Check 72
10.9 Profile 9:  Taconic System LLC .73
10.9.1 Diabetes app profile . 73
10.9.2 Leading app: Healthsome G for Glucose by Taconic System LLC . 73
10.10 Profile 10:  AgaMatrix74
10.10.1 Diabetes app profile . 74
10.10.2 Main app: WaveSense Diabetes Manager . 74
10.11 Profile 11:  mySugr 75
10.11.1 Diabetes app profile . 75
10.11.2 Leading app: Diabetes Companion by mySugr. 75
10.12 Profile 12:  Medisana AG.76
10.12.1 Diabetes app profile . 76
10.12.2 Leading app: VitaDock 77
10.13 Profile 13:  Medtronic Inc77
10.13.1 Diabetes app profile . 77
10.13.2 Leading app: Carb Counting with Lenny. 78
10.14 Profile 14:  Telcare Inc.78
10.14.1 Diabetes app profile . 78
10.14.2 Leading app: Diabetes Pal App. 79

11 Outlook: The next five years until 2018 80
11.1 Addressable market size, active users and download numbers forecast (2014-2018) 81
11.2 Market revenue, device shipment and service user development forecast 2014 - 2018.86

12 Appendix .91
12.1 About research2guidance .91
12.2 About priori .92
12.3 List of diabetes apps93
12.4 List of tables and figures112

List of Tables


Table 1: Clinical trials for diabetes management mobile solutions (1) 16
Table 2: Clinical trials for diabetes management mobile solutions (2) 17
Table 3: List of diabetes apps which connect to external devices. 22
Table 4: Classification of FDA regulated diabetes apps . 30
Table 5: Azumio diabetes apps fact sheet 63
Table 6: sanofi-aventis diabetes apps fact sheet . 64
Table 7: Medivo diabetes app fact sheet. 66
Table 8: Distal Thoughts diabetes apps fact sheet. 67
Table 9: BHI Technologies diabetes apps fact sheet 68
Table 10: Maxwell Software diabetes apps fact sheet. 69
Table 11: Tactio Health Group diabetes apps fact sheet . 71
Table 12: Everyday Health diabetes apps fact sheet 72
Table 13: Taconic Systems diabetes app fact sheet. 73
Table 14: AgaMatrix diabetes apps fact sheet. 74
Table 15: mySugr diabetes apps fact sheet 75
Table 16: Medisana diabetes app fact sheet 76
Table 17: Medtronic diabetes apps fact sheet. 77
Table 18: Telcare diabetes apps fact sheet 78
Table 19: List of diabetes apps. 93

List of Figures


Figure 1: Business potential of different therapeutic areas (2010-2012) 8
Figure 2: The global prevalence of Diabetes 2013 . 10
Figure 3: Mean-diabetes related health care expenditure per person with diabetes (20-79 years) in 2011
 11
Figure 4: Components of diabetes-related health care expenditure in USA . 12
Figure 5: Addressable market for diabetes apps in major diabetes countries 2013 . 18
Figure 6: Diabetes apps per platform and by target market 19
Figure 7: Categories of diabetes apps for patients  20
Figure 8: Categories of diabetes apps for HCPs . 20
Figure 9: Overview of best practice dimensions and current status of diabetes apps 26
Figure 10: Total number of diabetes apps (2008-2013). 35
Figure 11: Number of diabetes apps by platform (2008-2013) . 36
Figure 12: Number of free diabetes apps by platform (2008-2013) 36
Figure 13: Number of paid diabetes apps by platform (2008-2013) 37
Figure 14: Number of diabetes app publishers by platform (2008-2013) . 38
Figure 15: Number of diabetes app downloads by business model (2008-2013) . 39
Figure 16: Number of paid diabetes app downloads per platform (2008-2013). 40
Figure 17: Number of free diabetes app downloads per platform (2008-2013) . 41
Figure 18: Number of downloads of diabetes apps with in-app purchase (IAP) and IAP share (2008-2013)
 42
Figure 19: Cumulated downloads per platform (2008-2013)  42
Figure 20: Number of active diabetes app users per platform (2008-2013) . 43
Figure 21: Diabetes app rating . 44
Figure 22: Average price of diabetes paid apps per platform (2008-2013). 44
Figure 23: Average price of in-app purchase elements of diabetes apps per platform (2008-2013) 45
Figure 24: Diabetes app market revenue by revenue sources (2008-2013) 46
Figure 25: Revenue share by source (2008-2013) 47
Figure 26: Paid download revenue per platform (2008-2013)  48
Figure 27: Diabetes apps induced devices shipments per platform (2008-2013) . 48
Figure 28: Share of all time downloads per country  49
Figure 29: Active user share by country. 50
Figure 30: Paid download share per country . 50
Figure 31: Top 10 countries for iOS diabetes apps (all time market downloads) 51
Figure 32: Top 10 countries for Android diabetes apps (all time market downloads)  51
Figure 33: USA country profile . 52
Figure 34: UK country profile . 53
Figure 35: Germany country profile . 54
Figure 36: Canada country profile 55
Figure 37: France country profile . 56
Figure 38: Spain country profile . 57
Figure 39: Australia country profile 58
Figure 40: Italy country profile. 59
Figure 41: China country profile. 60
Figure 42: Japan country profile. 61
Figure 43: Market shares (all time downloads) 62
Figure 44: Addressable market (2013-2018) 82
Figure 45: Active users of diabetes apps (2013-2018). 82
Figure 46: Number of diabetes app and diabetes apps with in-app-purchase features (2013-2018). 83
Figure 47: Diabetes app downloads (free, paid and total) (2013-2018) 84
Figure 48: In-app-purchase downloads from diabetes apps (2013-2018). 84
Figure 49: Diabetes app downloads per platform (2013-2018). 85
Figure 50: Diabetes app download share per platform (2013-2018). 86
Figure 51: Diabetes app market revenue by revenue source (2013-2018) . 87
Figure 52: Development of revenue share by revenue source (2013-2018) . 87
Figure 53: Number of devices shipped and device prices (2013-2018). 88
Figure 54: Diabetes app service users and active user shares (2013-2018)  89
Figure 55: Diabetes app service revenue by service type and service price (2013-2018) . 90

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