Developing and Using Interactive Health CD-ROMs as a Complement to Primary Care: Lessons From Two Research Studies

  title={Developing and Using Interactive Health CD-ROMs as a Complement to Primary Care: Lessons From Two Research Studies},
  author={Diane K. King and Sheana Salyers Bull and Steve Christiansen and Candace C Nelson and Lisa A. Strycker and Deborah J. Toobert and Russell E. Glasgow},
  journal={Diabetes Spectrum},
Interactive health technologies (IHTs), whether used as an adjunct to clinical care or as a stand-alone program, provide a means to efficiently deliver both standardized information and tailored health interventions to a large number of patients. This article describes the benefits and drawbacks to the use of read-only memory compact disks (CD-ROMs) to facilitate diabetes self-management, using the experience from two efficacy trials with CD-ROMs as the primary modality for intervention. The CD… 

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