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Study: Calling all diabetic gamers!

Get ready to add “gamification” to your latest buzzword toolkit. Researchers from Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Techna Institute, University Health Network in Toronto, found that using an mHealth diabetes application (app) with the use of gamification incentives showed an improvement in the frequency of blood glucose monitoring in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

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2 comments on “Study: Calling all diabetic gamers!

  1. diabetic
    June 9, 2012

    This is the perfect website for everyone who wants to find out about this topic.
    You realize a whole lot its almost tough to argue with you (not that I personally would want to…HaHa).

    You definitely put a brand new spin on a topic
    that has been discussed for a long time. Wonderful stuff,
    just great!

  2. Pingback: Gamers, Serious Games And Gamification In Social Work [VIDEO] [INFOGRAPHIC] | MOBILE SOCIAL WORK

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This entry was posted on June 5, 2012 by in Apps, Games, Health, Science, Youth.
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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