What Can We Learn From Diabetes-Related YouTube Videos?

Published:February 03, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2018.01.009
      Leong et al investigated the quality and popularity of YouTube videos focused on type 2 diabetes (
      • Leong A.Y.
      • Sanghera R.
      • Jhajj J.
      • et al.
      Is YouTube useful as a source of health information for adults with type 2 diabetes? A South Asian perspective.
      ). Their study found that misleading videos were more popular than useful videos. Also, culturally tailored videos were not more likely to be misleading than nonculturally tailored videos. Among the 71 videos studied, the median video length was 6 minutes. I have the following comments.
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