Published on in Vol 6, No 6 (2018): June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Considerations for the Development of Mobile Phone Apps to Support Diabetes Self-Management: Systematic Review

Considerations for the Development of Mobile Phone Apps to Support Diabetes Self-Management: Systematic Review

Considerations for the Development of Mobile Phone Apps to Support Diabetes Self-Management: Systematic Review


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