Nicole L. Kerkenbush

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Diabetes mellitus affects an estimated 17 million people in America. A cornerstone to the treatment of this population is appropriate glycemic control, which has been associated with better patient outcomes and cost savings from lack of diabetes complications needing treatment. The patient diary serves as the primary means used by patients and care(More)
Attention needs to be given to how patients can capitalize on the benefits of Personal Digital Assistant technology. The specific aims of this pilot study are to compare the efficacy of diabetic patients documenting their health maintenance data (i.e. blood glucose levels, meal intake, and exercise) using an electronic patient diary (ED) versus a(More)
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