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A behavioural economics approach to personalised risk communication: nudging people with Type 2 diabetes towards better self-management

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Type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major health burden, accounting for 12% of total healthcare expenditures worldwide. Recent forecasts estimate that 1 in 10 people will suffer from the condition by 2040. These figures are of great concern, particularly when T2DM has the potential to be well-controlled. By adhering to self-management behaviour, i.e. by making appropriate lifestyle changes, people with T2DM can delay and often prevent the onset of disease-related complications. However, i...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Population Health
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Supervisor
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Population Health
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Supervisor
National Institute of Health Research Oxford Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) More from this funder
Oxford Health Economics Research Centre More from this funder
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2019-03-06

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