• Original article (Preventive medicine) • Previous Articles     Next Articles

Literature research on effects of television on diabetes intervention

YUAN Jia-jun1, ZHAO Lie-bin1,2, QIU Xiao-chun3, DONG Bin2 , ZHOU Ying-xia2 ,SHI Jia2, LU Luo2   

  1. 1.School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200025, China; 2.Center of Diabetes, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China; 3.Center of Information Resource, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Online:2013-08-28 Published:2013-09-16
  • Supported by:

    Shanghai Shenkang Hospital Development Center Foundation, SHDC12012301; Foundation of the Endocrinology Branch of the Chinese Medical Association, 12020250315; Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau Foundation, 2012HP016


Objective To study the literatures on diabetes intervention by television, and investigate the effects and trend of modern media on diabetes intervention. Methods PubMed, Engineering Village, Chinese Biological and Medical Database and China National Knowledge Infrastructure were retrieved. The literatures mainly concerned with the effects of television on selfmanagement of diabetes in China and foreign countries, and digital television, interactive television, cable television and closed circuit television were involved. Results Based on the inclusion criteria and exclusion criteria, preliminarily 131 literatures were recruited, and finally 12 literatures were subject to analysis. From 1966 to 2012, the application of television in the prevention of diabetes developed from health knowledge dissemination to interactive health behavior intervention, which became available for assessment. Conclusion Interactive television and telemedicine education may play an important role in the prevention of chronic diseases in future.

Key words: television, modern media, chronic diseases intervention, diabetes