Are teens more likely to take charge of their health when money is on the line?

A new study shows that using small financial incentives and accessible monitoring tools such as wireless glucometers and apps may motivate young people with type 1 diabetes to engage in the management of their condition. Participants in the intervention group were nearly three times more likely to achieve daily glucose monitoring goals. The authors say the study shows that the strategy may be an effective way to reach a population that has historically been considered difficult to engage. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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