Great Britain

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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Validity of single item responses to short message service texts to monitor depression: an mHealth sub-study of the UK ACUDep trial.

Publication Date: 
Jul 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: An increasing number of research designs are using text messaging (SMS) as a means of self-reported symptom and outcome monitoring in a variety of long-term health conditions, including severity ratings of depressed mood.

Prevalence and Frequency of mHealth and eHealth Use Among US and UK Smokers and Differences by Motivation to Quit.

Publication Date: 
Jul 07, 2015

BACKGROUND: Both mHealth and eHealth interventions for smoking cessation are rapidly being developed and tested. There are no data on use of mHealth and eHealth technologies by smokers in general or by smokers who are not motivated to quit smoking.

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Web-Based Remote Monitoring Systems for Self-Managing Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review.

Publication Date: 
Jul 03, 2015

This systematic review aims to evaluate evidence for viability and impact of Web-based telemonitoring for managing type 2 diabetes mellitus.