Association of Online Health Information–Seeking Behavior and Self-Care Activities Among Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Jamal2015AssociationOO,
  title={Association of Online Health Information–Seeking Behavior and Self-Care Activities Among Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Amr Jamal and Samina A Khan and Ahmed AlHumud and Abdulaziz Al-Duhyyim and Mohammed Alrashed and Faisal Bin Shabr and Alwalid Alteraif and Abdullah Almuziri and Mowafa Househ and Riaz Qureshi},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Health information obtained from the Internet has an impact on patient health care outcomes. There is a growing concern over the quality of online health information sources used by diabetic patients because little is known about their health information-seeking behavior and the impact this behavior has on their diabetes-related self-care, in particular in the Middle East setting. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the online health-related information-seeking… CONTINUE READING
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