HOUSTON — People with diabetes and their caregivers are increasingly turning toward online peer support communities to share and exchange information and experiences that affect outcomes and emotional health. However, it is crucial that diabetes care and education specialists begin to integrate evidence-based online peer-support networks into mainstream diabetes care, according to a speaker here.
The diabetes online community is loosely defined as online spaces where people gather, such as website forums and blogs, or via social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and
Anupam Ghose, a physician by training, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in 2017. After the diagnosis of T2DM, he followed a low carbohydrate high fat diet and reversed his T2DM within a year. Now he has one main goal in life. Yes, it is to make people understand that the conventional method of treating T2DM is not beneficial. The best way to reverse and fight T2DM is through diet and lifestyle modification. He decided to help people suffering from T2DM in their new journey by offering consultations and working together with them in order to achieve a T2DM free life.