Integrating Family and Friend Support, Information Technology, and Diabetes Education in Community-Centric Diabetes Self-Management
Study examining the impacts of community support on diabetes self-management in a rural island community in Hawaii based on a pilot program with 7 participants over a 9 month period. Describes the challenges of implementing diabetes self-management education programs in rural areas, access to dietitians and endocrinologists, and the potential for telehealth and health information technology to facilitate diabetes self-management.
Christina Higa, Elizabeth J. Davidson, Joanne R. Loos
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 28(2), 261-275
Access · Diabetes · Health information technology · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Hawaii