The use of Technology to Promote Physical Activity in Type 2 Diabetes Management: A Systematic Review

Sandra MacRury, J Connelly, A Kirk, J Masthoff

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With increasing evidence available on the importance of physical activity in the management of Type 2 diabetes, there has been an increase in technology-based interventions. This review provides a systematic and descriptive assessment of the effectiveness of technology to promote physical activity in people with Type 2 diabetes. For this review, technology included mobile phones and text messages, websites, CD-ROMs and computer-learning-based technology, and excluded telephone calls.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1420-1432
Number of pages13
JournalDiabetic Medicine
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2013


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