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World J Diabetes. Oct 15, 2020; 11(10): 459-467
Published online Oct 15, 2020. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v11.i10.459
Impact of technology use in type 2 diabetes distress: A systematic review
Patricia Vieira, Renata Kobayasi, Filomena Pereira, Isabella Martins Zaia, Sandra Umeda Sasaki
Patricia Vieira, Department of Health, Iron Saúde, Alcabideche 2649-517, Portugal
Renata Kobayasi, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05410-020, Brazil
Filomena Pereira, School of Psychology and Science of Education, University of Porto, Porto 4200-465, Portugal
Isabella Martins Zaia, Sandra Umeda Sasaki, Medical School UNICID, Sao Paulo 03071-000, Brazil
Author contributions: Sasaki S and Vieira P designed the study, performed the research and analyzed the data; Pereira F, Zaia I and Kobayasi R reviewed the paper; All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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Corresponding author: Sandra Umeda Sasaki, MD, PhD, Medical Assistant, Professor, Research Scientist, Surgeon, Medical School UNICID, Cesario Galero 488 Street Tauapé, Sao Paulo 03071-000, Brazil.
Received: April 24, 2020
Peer-review started: April 24, 2020
First decision: June 15, 2020
Revised: July 8, 2020
Accepted: August 31, 2020
Article in press: August 31, 2020
Published online: October 15, 2020
Core Tip

Core Tip: Technology interventions can impact the reduction of diabetes distress and improve the outcome and quality of life of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.