Transforming online communities into support environments for chronic disease management through cell phones and social networks Online publication date: Thu, 30-Sep-2010
by Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg
International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations (IJNVO), Vol. 7, No. 6, 2010
Abstract: Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases exponentially. Its consequences are long-term and problematic. To date, there is no cure and patients must rely on appropriate and constant monitoring to maintain a state of health that is as good as possible. This paper proposes a superior method that is grounded in wireless technology and social networks to enable the effective and efficient monitoring of patients suffering from diabetes.
Online publication date: Thu, 30-Sep-2010
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