Journal article

EatSmart, a Web-Based and Mobile Healthy Eating Intervention for Disadvantaged People With Type 2 Diabetes: Protocol for a Pilot Mixed Methods Intervention Study (Preprint)

Nazgol Karimi, David Crawford, Rachelle Opie, Ralph Maddison, Stella O’Connell, Peter Shane Hamblin, Ashley Huixian Ng, Cheryl Steele, Bodil Rasmussen, Kylie Ball

JMIR Publications Inc.

Abstract

BACKGROUND People of low socioeconomic position (SEP) are disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes (T2D), partly due to unhealthy eating patterns that contribute to inadequate disease self-management and prognosis. Digital technologies have the potential to provide a suitable medium to facilitate diabetes education, support self-management, and address some of the barriers to healthy eating, such as lack of nutritional knowledge or shopping or cooking skills, in this target group. OBJECTIVE This study aims to test the feasibility, appeal, and potential effectiveness of ..

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