Diavideos: a diabetes health video portal

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:941.


Diavideos is a web platform that collects trustworthy diabetes health videos from YouTube and offers them in a easy way. YouTube is a big repository of health videos, but good content is sometimes mixed with misleading and harmful videos such as promoting anorexia [1]. Diavideos is a web portal that provides easy access to a repository of trustworthy diabetes videos. This poster describes Diavideos and explains the crawling method used to retrieve these videos from trusted channels.

MeSH terms

  • Consumer Health Information / methods*
  • Data Mining / methods*
  • Data Mining / standards
  • Diabetes Mellitus / therapy*
  • Health Promotion / methods
  • Humans
  • Social Media*
  • Software*
  • User-Computer Interface
  • Video Recording / methods*