"What's your number?": A survey of how parents and teens cope with diabetes in the context of technology support
Published in: 2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth) and Workshops
Teenagers make many transitions during adolescence toward adult lifestyles and responsibilities. Teens with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) have the additional burden of assuming responsibility for disease management. The findings reported in this paper represent the perspective of parents and adolescents who are coping with T1D - uncovering various tensions that interfere with the effective use of technology to manage the disease. Predominant themes from a set of semi-structured interviews are used to construct implications for the design of new technology intended to support families coping with T1D
Toscos, Tammy; Connelly, Kay; and Rogers, Yvonne, ""What's your number?": A survey of how parents and teens cope with diabetes in the context of technology support" (2011). Health Services and Informatics Research. 132.