Wednesday, 29 January 2014

The use of social media among health care professionals within an online postgraduate diabetes diploma course

This study reveals a successful uptake and communication of a professional message to a wider audience through Twitter and YouTube among social media-naïve HCPs studying for a postgraduate diploma in diabetes. Despite initial apprehension, HCPs felt confident in using social media to convey the message with continuing use of social media beyond the confines of the course (Practical Diabetes)


‘Join us on our journey’: exploring the experiences of children and young people with type 1 diabetes and their parents

This study is thought to be the first of its kind to consult with children, young people and parents to find out about their experiences of type 1 diabetes care provision. The research findings add to the current evidence base by highlighting the disparities in care, the urgent need for change in the way services are delivered and the involvement of service users in this process (Practical Diabetes)

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