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The Art of Using Technology to Personalise Care with Older People with Diabetes

  • Natalie Wischer
  • Leanne Mullan
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Abstract

  • Diabetes is well suited to digital interventions.

  • Older people are capable of using technology.

  • Technologies should be simple to use and fit into the lifestyle and resources of the person.

  • Technologies should offer solutions and remove barriers to existing problems.

  • Technologies should be integrated with and complement the existing lifestyle and drug treatments of individuals with diabetes

  • Validation matters! Work with and support the older person with diabetes to use technology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Australian Diabetes Online ServicesSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Monash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  3. 3.National Association of Diabetes Centres and Australian Diabetes Society (ADS)SydneyAustralia

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