Chronic Disease Management Apps for Teens Need Stakeholder Input

Chronic disease management app developers should incorporate viewpoints from teens, their parents, and their clinicians.

When creating chronic disease management apps for adolescent patients, it’s important for developers to keep parent and clinician opinions in mind, says a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

According to the research team, teens are often on the cusp of being able to manage their chronic diseases on their own, and that mHealth apps can be useful aids for them. However, because these patients are still minors, it’s important that their parents and clinicians can support their self-management efforts.

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