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    • Acceptability of an mHealth app intervention for persons with type 2 diabetes and its associations with initial self-management: Randomized controlled trial 

      Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Jenum, Anne Karen; Årsand, Eirik; Ribu, Lis (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-21)
      <p><i>Background</i>: Mobile health interventions are increasingly used in health care. The level of acceptability may indicate whether and how such digital solutions will be used.</p> <p><i>Objective</i>: This study aimed to explore associations between the level of acceptability of a mobile diabetes app and initial ability of self-management for patients with type 2 diabetes.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: ...
    • Analysing mHealth usage logs in RCTs: Explaining participants’ interactions with type 2 diabetes self-management tools 

      Bradway, Meghan; Pfuhl, Gerit; Joakimsen, Ragnar Martin; Ribu, Lis; Grøttland, Astrid; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-30)
      <p><i>Background</i>: The Introduction of mobile health (mHealth) devices to health intervention studies challenges us as researchers to adapt how we analyse the impact of these technologies. For interventions involving chronic illness self-management, we must consider changes in behaviour in addition to changes in health. Fortunately, these mHealth technologies can record participants’ interactions ...
    • Associations Between the Use of eHealth and Out-of-Hours Services in People With Type 1 Diabetes: Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Claudi, Tor; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-21)
      <p><i>Background - </i>Despite the increasing prevalence of diabetes and the increasing use of eHealth, little is known about the association between provider-based health services and eHealth among people with diabetes. This is the second study in a project exploring the associations between the use of eHealth and the use of provider-based health services. <p><i>Objective - </i>The objective of ...
    • Inequalities in the Use of eHealth Between Socioeconomic Groups Among Patients With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Bradway, Meghan; Brož, Jan; Claudi, Tor; Henriksen, Øystein; Wangberg, Silje C; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-29)
      <p><i>Background - </i>The prevalence of diabetes and the use of electronic health (eHealth) are increasing. People with diabetes need frequent monitoring and follow-up of health parameters, and eHealth services can be highly valuable. However, little is known about the use of eHealth in different socioeconomic groups among people with diabetes. <p><i>Objective - </i>The aim of this study was to ...
    • Preferences and interests of diabetes social media users regarding a health promotion intervention 

      Gabarron, Elia; Dorronzoro, Enrique; Bradway, Meghan; Rivera-Romero, Octavio; Wynn, Rolf; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-23)
      <p><i>Background</i>: Nowadays, rapid and accessible participatory research on diabetes can be carried out using social media platforms. The objective of this study was to identify preferences and interests of diabetic social media users regarding a health-promotion intervention targeting them.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: Social media followers of the Norwegian Diabetes Association were invited to ...
    • Relations between the use of electronic health and the use of general practitioner and somatic specialist visits in patients with type 1 diabetes: Cross-sectional study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Brož, Jan; Claudi, Tor; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-07)
      <p><i>Background</i>: The prevalence of diabetes and the use of electronic health (eHealth) are increasing. People with diabetes need frequent monitoring and follow-up of health parameters, and eHealth services can be of great value. However, little is known about the association between the use of eHealth and provider-based health care services among people with diabetes.</p> <p><i>Objective</i>: ...
    • The Service User Technology Acceptability Questionnaire: Psychometric Evaluation of the Norwegian Version 

      Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Småstuen, Milada C; Jenum, Anne Karen; Årsand, Eirik; Ribu, Lis (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      <p><i>Background</i>: When developing a mobile health app, users’ perception of the technology should preferably be evaluated. However, few standardized and validated questionnaires measuring acceptability are available.</p> <p><i>Objective</i>: The aim of this study was to assess the validity of the Norwegian version of the Service User Technology Acceptability Questionnaire (SUTAQ).</p> <p ...
    • Social media use in interventions for diabetes: Rapid evidence-based review 

      Gabarron, Elia; Årsand, Eirik; Wynn, Rolf (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-10)
      <p><i>BACKGROUND</i>: Health authorities recommend educating diabetic patients and their families and initiating measures aimed at improving self-management, promoting a positive behavior change, and reducing the risk of complications. Social media could provide valid channel to intervene in and deliver diabetes education. However, it is not well known whether the use of these channels in such ...
    • The Use of eHealth and Provider-Based Health Services by Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Bradway, Meghan; Brož, Jan; Claudi, Tor; Henriksen, Øystein; Wangberg, Silje C; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-31)
      <b>Background:</b> The prevalence of diabetes and the use of electronic health (eHealth) resources are increasing. People with diabetes need frequent monitoring and follow-up of health parameters, and eHealth services can be of great significance in this regard. However, little is known about the extent to which different kinds of eHealth tools are used, and how the use of eHealth is associated ...
    • Use of Electronic Health and Its Impact on Doctor-Visiting Decisions Among People With Diabetes: Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Claudi, Tor; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-26)
      <i>Background</i>: Despite the increasing prevalence of diabetes and increasing use of electronic health (eHealth) among people with diabetes, little is known about the association between the use of eHealth and the use of provider-based health services.<p> <p><i>Objective</i>: The objective of this study was to investigate whether the use of eHealth might change patients’ decisions regarding ...
    • What are diabetes patients discussing on social media? 

      Gabarron, Elia; Bradway, Meghan; Årsand, Eirik (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2016-11-15)
      Social media channels are being used more and more by people with diabetes for exchanging health information, experiences with their chronic condition, and asking and giving advice to their peers[1]. The objective of this study is to describe the nature of the information that is shared on Norwegian diabetes social media groups, and the users’ reactions to these posts.