Effective intervention or child's play? A review of video games for diabetes education.

  title={Effective intervention or child's play? A review of video games for diabetes education.},
  author={Jonathan P. DeShazo and Lynne C. Harris and Wanda Pratt},
  journal={Diabetes technology & therapeutics},
  volume={12 10},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is (1) to identify diabetes education video games and pilot studies in the literature, (2) to review themes in diabetes video game design and evaluation, and (3) to evaluate the potential role of educational video games in diabetes self-management education. METHODS Studies were systematically identified for inclusion from Medline, Web of Science, CINAHL, EMBASE, Psychinfo, IEEE Xplore, and ACM Digital Library. Features of each video game intervention were… CONTINUE READING
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