A virtual clinic for diabetes self-management: pilot study.
BACKGROUND: Internet-based interventions to assist in diabetes management have the potential to provide patients with the information and support they need to become effective self-managers. OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of an Internet-based virtual clinic designed to facilitate self-management in patients who used insulin pumps to manage their diabetes. METHODS: For a period of 6 months, 17 patients joined the virtual clinic. The system allowed patie...Expand abstract
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