Diabetes Mellitus

Ethnic differences in diabetes prevalence and ICT use.

Publication Date: 
Nov 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Uptake of information and communication technology (ICT) by individuals with diabetes can assist nursing care delivery, and improve patient outcomes. However, it is unclear how such uptake relates to ethnic differences in diabetes risk.

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Mobile Phone and Smartphone Technologies for Diabetes Care and Self-Management.

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Publication Date: 
Oct 13, 2015

Mobile and smartphone (mHealth) technologies have the potential to improve diabetes care and self-management, but little is known about their effectiveness and how patients, providers, and payers currently interact with them.

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Interactive telemedicine: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes.

Publication Date: 
Oct 01, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine (TM) is the use of telecommunication systems to deliver health care at a distance. It has the potential to improve patient health outcomes, access to health care and reduce healthcare costs.

Validity Study of Video Teleconsultation for the Management of Diabetes: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Publication Date: 
Sep 11, 2015

BACKGROUND: A large proportion of diabetes patients do not receive a basic minimum of standard care. Telemedicine holds the promise of improving access to health care. However, the validity of remote consultation for diabetes has not been well researched.

Impact of mHealth chronic disease management on treatment adherence and patient outcomes: a systematic review.

Publication Date: 
Mar 25, 2015

BACKGROUND: Adherence to chronic disease management is critical to achieving improved health outcomes, quality of life, and cost-effective health care. As the burden of chronic diseases continues to grow globally, so does the impact of non-adherence.