Telehealth--an effective delivery method for diabetes self-management education?

  title={Telehealth--an effective delivery method for diabetes self-management education?},
  author={Karen A. Fitzner and Gail Moss},
  journal={Population health management},
  volume={16 3},
Diabetes is a chronic disease that is often comorbid with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, kidney disease, and neuropathy. Its management is complex, requiring ongoing clinical management, lifestyle changes, and self-care. This article examines recent literature on telehealth and emerging technological tools for supporting self-management of diabetes and identifies best practices. The authors conducted a PubMed search (January 2008-2012) that was supplemented by review of meeting materials… CONTINUE READING