Published on in Vol 4, No 2 (2015): April-June

An Innovative Approach to Informing Research: Gathering Perspectives on Diabetes Care Challenges From an Online Patient Community

An Innovative Approach to Informing Research: Gathering Perspectives on Diabetes Care Challenges From an Online Patient Community

An Innovative Approach to Informing Research: Gathering Perspectives on Diabetes Care Challenges From an Online Patient Community

Emily B Schroeder 1, 2, MD, PhD;  Jay Desai 3, PhD;  Julie A Schmittdiel 4, PhD;  Andrea R Paolino 1, MA;  Jennifer L Schneider 5, MPH;  Glenn K Goodrich 1, MS;  Jean M Lawrence 6, MPH,ScD;  Katherine M Newton 7, PhD;  Gregory A Nichols 5, PhD;  Patrick J O'Connor 3, MD, MPH;  Marcy Fitz-Randolph 8, DO,MPH;  John F Steiner 1, 2, MD, MPH

1 Institute for Health Research , Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO, US

2 Department of Medicine , University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, US

3 HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research , Minneapolis, MN, US

4 Division of Research , Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, US

5 Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research , Portland, OR, US

6 Department of Research & Evaluation , Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, US

7 Group Health Research Institute , Seattle, WA, US

8 PatientsLikeMe , Cambridge, MA, US

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