Real-Time Social Support Through a Mobile Virtual Community to Improve Healthy Behavior in Overweight and Sedentary Adults: A Focus Group Analysis

@inproceedings{Elyer2011RealTimeSS,
  title={Real-Time Social Support Through a Mobile Virtual Community to Improve Healthy Behavior in Overweight and Sedentary Adults: A Focus Group Analysis},
  author={Amy Elyer and James Tufano and Yoshimi Fukuoka and Emiko Kamitani and Kemberlee Bonnet and Teri Lindgren},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus can be prevented or delayed by lifestyle changes. Communication technologies such as a mobile phone can be used as a means of delivering these lifestyle changes. OBJECTIVES The purposes of this analysis were to explore applicability of potential components of a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program and to understand motivators and barriers to continued engagement in a mobile phone healthy lifestyle program. METHODS We conducted 6 focus… CONTINUE READING
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