Diabetes Self-management Training in a Virtual Environment

Louise Reagan, Katherine Pereira, Vanessa Jefferson, Kathryn Evans Kreider, Susan Totten, Gail D’Eramo Melkus, Constance Johnson, Allison Vorderstrasse

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Abstract

Diabetes self-management training (DSMT) improves diabetes health outcomes. However, low numbers of patients receive DSMT. Using virtual environments (VEs) for DSMT is an innovative approach to removing barriers for patients. The purpose of this paper is to describe the experience of health professionals and diabetes educators establishing and teaching DSMT in a VE, Diabetes LIVE

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-421
Number of pages9
JournalDiabetes Educator
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Health Professions (miscellaneous)

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    Reagan, L., Pereira, K., Jefferson, V., Evans Kreider, K., Totten, S., D’Eramo Melkus, G., Johnson, C., & Vorderstrasse, A. (2017). Diabetes Self-management Training in a Virtual Environment. Diabetes Educator, 43(4), 413-421. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145721717715632