Mobile Health Apps for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis

A Critical Appraisal

Akshara Ramasamy; Poojitha Dugyala; Chandra Mohan


Arthritis Res Ther. 2022;24(110) 

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By facilitating the self-management of autoimmune illnesses, mobile health apps have the potential to empower individuals with renal disease. Though there is a growing interest in the development of mobile health technology for lupus patients, the available mHealth apps are of average quality, have limited functionality, and do not fully satisfy the rising demands of SLE and LN patients. The development of comprehensive, patient-centered mHealth apps is warranted to help patients manage the several challenges of lupus and improve their overall quality of life.