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Table 3 Categories and functions of mHealth

From: Clinical and patient-centered implementation outcomes of mHealth interventions for type 2 diabetes in low-and-middle income countries: a systematic review

Category of mHealth Function Studies
Mobile technology and devices, including mobile phone text messages (MPTMs) Knowledge and tips Dong et al. [47], Goodarzi et al. [51] Huo et al. [53] Islam et al. [90]
Suggestions Haddad et al. [52]; Limaye et al. [58] Owolabi et al. [61]; Owolabi et al. [60]; Peimani et al. [63]; Pfammatter et al. [65]; Rotheram-Borus et al. [67]; Islam et al. [90]; Kumar et al. [55]
Reminder Huo et al. [53]
Medical consultations None
Feedback Huo et al. [53]; Haddad et al. [52]; Limaye et al. [58]; Peimani et al. [63]; Rotheram-Borus et al. [67]; Islam et al. [90]; Liao et al. [57]
Telemedicine Knowledge and tips Rasoul et al. [66]; Chai et al. [45]
Suggestions Limaye et al. [58] ; Rasoul et al. [66]
Reminder None
Medical consultations None
Feedback Liao et al. [57]
Mobile Phone Calls (MPCs) Knowledge and tips Fottrell et al. [49]
Suggestions Yasmin et al. [72]; Shahid et al. [68]; Pichayapinyo et al. [64]; Steinman et al. [69]
Reminder Yasmin et al. [72]; Shahid et al. [68]
Medical consultations None
Feedback Yasmin et al. [72]; Anzaldo-Campos et al. [64]
mHealth Apps Knowledge and tips Wang et al [71]; Li et al. [56]
Suggestions Chai et al. [45]; Sun et al [70]; Wang et al. [71]; Chao et al. [46]
Medical consultations Zhou et al. [73]; Anzaldo-Campos et al. [44]; Patnaik et al. [62]
Reminder Zhou et al. [73]; Gunawardena et al. [50]; Liao et al. [57]; Li et al. [56]; Wang et al. [71]
Data monitoring/ collection/ store/ transmit Doocy et al. [48] ; Patnaik et al. [62],
Feedback Zhou et al. [73]; Anzaldo-Campos et al. [44]
Wearable or Portable Monitoring Devices (WPMDs) Data monitoring/ collection/ store/ transmit Sun et al. [70]; Gunawardena et al. [50]; Liao et al. [57]; Li et al. [56]