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Acceptability of an Embodied Conversational Agent for Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support via a Smartphone App: Mixed Methods Study

Shaira Baptista, Greg Wadley, Dominique Bird, Brian Oldenburg, Jane Speight

JMIR mHealth and uHealth | JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC | Published : 2020


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The MDC randomized controlled trial was conducted with funding from a National Health and Medical Research Council partnership grant (ID1057411), with additional financial and in-kind support provided by Diabetes Australia, Diabetes Queensland, Diabetes Victoria, Diabetes Western Australia, and Roche Diabetes Care. The development of the MDC app was the result of a collaboration among the University of Melbourne, Bupa Australia, The Bupa Foundation, and Clevertar. SB is supported by a postgraduate scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia, and Diabetes Australia. JS is supported by core funding to the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, derived from the collaboration between Diabetes Victoria and Deakin University.