Table 2—

Detailed list of questions asked via the Internet homepage by the patients in the intervention group to their health care providers

CategoryNumber of questionsPercentage in total questions*
Nutritional
 Total1810.8
Exercise
 Total63.6
Diabetic complications
 Total127.2
 Neuropathy5
 Coronary artery disease4
 Retinopathy1
 Cerebrovascular disease1
 Erectile dysfunction1
Hypoglycemia
 Total74.2
Others
 Total1810.8
 Hyperglycemia4
 Side effects from medication3
 Home glucose monitoring3
 Oral antidiabetics2
 Glucose analyzer2
 Insulin injection1
 Osteoporosis1
 Postmenopausal symptom1
 Glycated hemoglobin1
  • *

    * Total number of questions was 167.