Duncan, Mitch J

Is preference for mHealth intervention delivery platform associated with delivery platform familiarity?

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Jul 25, 2016

BACKGROUND: The aim of this paper was to ascertain whether greater familiarity with a smartphone or tablet was associated with participants' preferred mobile delivery modality for eHealth interventions.

Diabetes self-management smartphone application for adults with type 1 diabetes: randomized controlled trial.

Publication Date: 
Nov 14, 2013

BACKGROUND: Persistently poor glycemic control in adult type 1 diabetes patients is a common, complex, and serious problem initiating significant damage to the cardiovascular, renal, neural, and visual systems.

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Do participants' preferences for mode of delivery (text, video, or both) influence the effectiveness of a Web-based physical activity intervention?

Publication Date: 
Mar 01, 2012

BACKGROUND: In randomized controlled trials, participants cannot choose their preferred intervention delivery mode and thus might refuse to participate or not engage fully if assigned to a nonpreferred group. This might underestimate the true effectiveness of behavior-change interventions.

Using smartphone technology to monitor physical activity in the 10,000 Steps program: a matched case-control trial.

Publication Date: 
Apr 23, 2012

BACKGROUND: Website-delivered physical activity interventions are successful in producing short-term behavior change. However, problems with engagement and retention of participants in these programs prevent long-term behavior change.