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Papers/Notes: Caring for Ourselves

Tuesday, April 13
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Constructing Identities through Storytelling in Diabetes Management
Lena Mamykina, Columbia University, USA
Andrew Miller, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Elizabeth Mynatt, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Daniel Greenblatt, Smart Technologies, Canada

We discuss the importance of identity management in chronic disease care and the opportunities to support construction and negotiation of identity with health monitoring applications.

Self-Monitoring, Self-Awareness, and Self-Determination in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Julie Maitland, National Research Council Canada Institute for Information Technology, Canada
Matthew Chalmers, University of Glasgow, UK

A qualitative study of behavioural change within cardiac rehabilitation. Findings can assist those interested in developing health technology that accounts for the competing values and broader context of everyday life.

Negotiating Boundaries: Managing Disease at Home
Rikke Aarhus, Centre for Pervasive Healthcare Department of Computer Science Aarhus University, Denmark
Stinne Aaløkke Ballegaard, Centre for Pervasive Healthcare Department of Information and Media Studies Aarhus University, Denmark

Explores patients' boundary work in carrying out self-care in the home. Can assist designers in the developing of new medical technologies to be used outside a medical setting.

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