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INTRODUCTION The Internet has emerged as a potentially effective medium for information exchange. The Internet's potential has been recognised and web-based education programmes have been steadily adopted in recent years in preventing and managing chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus. This review provides a descriptive discussion of web-based(More)
BACKGROUND The potential of web-based interventions in dietary behaviour modification of the diabetics has not been fully explored. We describe the protocol of a 12-month match-design randomised controlled trial of a web-based dietary intervention for type 2 diabetic patients with primary aim to evaluate the effect of the intervention on their dietary(More)
OBJECTIVES This study explored the risk factors and outcomes associated with perforation in children who underwent emergency appendicectomies. METHODS A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted on children <13 years old who underwent appendicectomies in a Malaysian hospital in 2007. RESULTS One hundred thirty-four children underwent(More)
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