Journal article

Online patient education interventions in type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease: A systematic review of systematic reviews.

Angharad Kate Woolley, Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, Melanie Davies, Kamlesh Khunti, Samuel Seidu

Prim Care Diabetes | Published : 2019


AIMS: Online patient education is a growing form of support to patients with chronic conditions, including type 2 diabetes (Type 2 DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Multiple systematic reviews have been undertaken on this topic with conflicting results. We aim to explore the applications of online patient education in Type 2 DM and CVD and synthesise current evidence. METHODS: A systematic review of systematic reviews was performed. Ovid Medline, EMBASE and Cochrane Database were searched between January 2005 and May 2018. Systematic reviews considering patient outcomes of online education interventions for adults with Type 2 DM and/or CVD were included. Quality assessment and data extra..

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