Evaluating the confidence in digital health to prevent cardiovascular disease in people with chronic kidney disease


Cardiovascular disease is responsible for over 50% of deaths per year in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). While digital health technologies and models of care have been touted as a solution to prevent cardiovascular disease, evidence shows that 9 in 10 Australians do not trust them. Jaimon presented his research program which is addressing this to improve digital health trust and confidence to prevent cardiovascular disease in people living with chronic kidney disease.


Dr Jaimon Kelly is a consultant Accredited Practising Dietitian and Senior Research Fellow at The University of Queensland Centre for Online Health. Jaimon is an expert in digital health and nutrition in
chronic disease and was the lead of Dietitians Australia’s Position Statement on Telehealth”. Jaimon is a 2022 recipient of a prestigious Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship which is focused on improving Digital health trust and confidence in chronic kidney disease.

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