A Text-Messaging and Pedometer Program to Promote Physical Activity in People at High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: The Development of the PROPELS Follow-On Support Program

@inproceedings{Morton2015ATA,
  title={A Text-Messaging and Pedometer Program to Promote Physical Activity in People at High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: The Development of the PROPELS Follow-On Support Program},
  author={Katie Morton and Stephen Sutton and Wendy Hardeman and Jacqui Troughton and Tom Yates and Simon J Griffin and Melanie J Davies and Kamlesh Khunti and Helen Eborall},
  booktitle={JMIR mHealth and uHealth},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Mobile technologies for health (mHealth) represent a promising strategy for reducing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) risk. The PROPELS trial investigates whether structured group-based education alone or supplemented with a follow-on support program combining self-monitoring with pedometers and tailored text-messaging is effective in promoting and maintaining physical activity among people at high risk of T2DM. OBJECTIVE This paper describes the iterative development of the PROPELS follow… CONTINUE READING
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