• Mai-Britt Luna Linneberg
4. term, Clinical Science and Technology, Master (Master Programme)
Introduction: Diabetes 2 is a growing problem in Denmark, due to a trend in which the Danes are overweight and more inactive. This lifestyle means that more attaches itself lifestyle diseases and consequences. Development is to increase health care costs, and therefore has in recent years been focusing on patient centeredness, where citizens even helps in the prevention of treasury diseases. To help the above factors are tele-rehabilitation (TR) some of what in recent years has been tested in various populations with chronic diseases. One of the municipalities that want to test TR to its residents with diabetes, Skive Municipality, where the local health center, in cooperation with the thesis writer has conducted a pilot study with TR.
Method: In this thesis has been done using the method of triangulation of data collection consisted of two focus group interviews, demographic information form, weight and waist circumference as well as data from an app with the citizen's activity log. For working data is Kvale analysis theory used. Like the theoretical frame of reference consists of self
Results: Analysis findings and discussion points in a positive direction where the informants came up with concrete idder for future use. Additionally fant some of the informants TR be a good idea if there was an opportunity to follow a conventional rehabilitation team. In addition, there were also some challenges; Some of the informants found the delivered information insufficient and the various apps difficult to navigate, like the social part filled much of the informants, in addition, there were technical challenges of data updates. In the clinical data, there were no significant differences between the two groups.
Conclusion: The pilot of Health Skive has contributed to an in-depth understanding of the areas to be improved in relation to the use of TR-intervention for diabetes citizens in future trials, the priorities are those specified in sub-fund. The study indicates a positive attitude in general to TR and a small change in weight and livvide, but not significant in relation to those citizens who were not offered TR.
Publication date3 Jan 2017
Number of pages61
External collaboratorChristian Neubert
Ergoterapeut Else Albrechtsen ELAL@skivekommune.dk <ELAL@skivekommune.dk>;
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