Project

Developing an M-health intervention for type 2 diabetics: a better understanding of how and for whom this technology can work.

Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Social sciences
    • Psychological methods
    • Mathematical and quantitative methods
    • Education curriculum
    • General pedagogical and educational sciences
    • Instructional sciences
    • Social theory and sociological methods
    • Political theory and methodology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
mediators type 2 diabetes moderators intervention M-health Self Determination Theory
 
Project description

Within this research project a mobile intervention will be developed for type 2 diabetics. This intervention will be based on the Self Determination Theory and will motivate them to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Besides investigating how the intervention influences patients’ health behaviors, mediating and moderating variables will also be identified.