Investigating the Effectiveness of Incorporating the Use of Information Technology to Aid Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Malaysia to Achieve Euglycaemia

2018-04-27T02:01:08Z (GMT) by JUN YANG LEE
This thesis aims to evaluate the technology literacy and acceptance of utilizing technology in healthcare (telemedicine) by the Malaysian public, explore its effectiveness and cost of implementation in diabetes management. Several studies were conducted to achieve the outcomes of this thesis including a review, a survey, a focus group interview and clinical research. This thesis has found that although telemedicine was effective in improving sugar levels in diabetes patients the cost of implementation was higher compared to current diabetes management. Increased education, improved infrastructure and reducing the cost of medical health devices are required.

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