hrp0082p1-d3-91 | Diabetes (2) | ESPE2014

Feasibility and Acceptability of Robot Assistant in Self-management of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Al-Taee Majid , Abood S , Garrett Christopher , Choudhary Pratik , Kapoor Ritika R

Background: Robot assisted therapy has the potential to provide emotional and educational support to young patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM).Objective: To investigate the attitudes of children and young people with T1DM and that of their parents towards the concept of utilising a humanoid robot as an assistant in the management of their diabetes.Methods: A humanoid robot programmed to help self-management of T1DM at home was int...