Modular ICT-based patient empowerment framework for self-management of diabetes: Design perspectives and validation results

Lamprinos, Illias
Demski, Hans
Mantwill, Sarah
Kabak, Yildiray
Hildebrand, Claudia
Ploessnig, Manuela
Introduction: It is estimated that more than 382 million people suffer from diabetes across the globe, most of which are between the age of 40 and 59 years. ICT can play a key role in better management of diabetes and in patient empowerment. Patient empowerment involves patients to a greater extent in their own healthcare process and disease management becomes an integrated part of their daily life. Self-management opens the possibility for patients to contribute to their own healthcare as well as to be more in control of their disease. Objectives: The objective of our study was to explore the impact of an ICT-based patient empowerment framework in diabetes self-management.


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I. Lamprinos, H. Demski, S. Mantwill, Y. Kabak, C. Hildebrand, and M. Ploessnig, “Modular ICT-based patient empowerment framework for self-management of diabetes: Design perspectives and validation results,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INFORMATICS, pp. 31–43, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: