About the Effectiveness of Teleconsults to Evaluate the Progress of Type-2 Diabetes and Depression

  • Huber Nieto-ChaupisEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 833)


We present a study using computational simulation that allows us to measure to some extent the expected impact of the teleconsults in adult patients that have been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes and which have started to exhibit depression episodes as well. Essentially we focus on the capabilities of the usage of mobile phones used to engage them to the available ehealth services offered by the public health operators. For statistical ends data is extended through Monte Carlo techniques. From the results and their respective interpretations our study have concluded that the psychological disturbs on the behavior of patients might have effect on their diabetes’s treatment particularly in those living in peripheral areas of Lima city. Therefore the eHealth services might be sequentialized with psychological attentions fact that would potential the impact of the ehealth services. However we have identified that quality of service of the eHealth system might be limited seriously in those peripheral zones belonging to large cities because.


Type-2 diabetes Depression Telemedicine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad de Ciencias y HumanidadesLimaPeru
  2. 2.Center of Research eHealthLima39Peru

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