Acceptance Factors of Mobile Apps for Diabetes by Patients Aged 50 or Older: A Qualitative Study

@inproceedings{Scheibe2015AcceptanceFO,
  title={Acceptance Factors of Mobile Apps for Diabetes by Patients Aged 50 or Older: A Qualitative Study},
  author={Madlen Scheibe and Julius Reichelt and Maike Bellmann and Wilhelm Kirch},
  booktitle={Medicine 2.0},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Mobile apps for people with diabetes offer great potential to support therapy management, increase therapy adherence, and reduce the probability of the occurrence of accompanying and secondary diseases. However, they are rarely used by elderly patients due to a lack of acceptance. OBJECTIVE We investigated the question "Which factors influence the acceptance of diabetes apps among patients aged 50 or older?" Particular emphasis was placed on the current use of mobile devices/apps… CONTINUE READING
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