We invite you to take part in our research project – DTEXT.
Receive text messages on physical activity, nutrition and diabetes care for 6 months
Have your diabetes and cholesterol measured
Free to join
Get $75* for participating
*($75 will be paid in gift cards)
What does DTEXT involve?
DTEXT is a text message program for people with type 2 diabetes.
Text messages will be sent to you for 6 months on topics such as physical activity, nutrition and diabetes self-care.
During the study you will be asked to complete 3 short surveys and have your diabetes and cholesterol measured 3 times.
Who is eligible?
You can join DTEXT if you:
Have type 2 diabetes (HbA1c level 7% and above)
Are aged 18 and above
Have a mobile phone
Can read and speak English
Are not pregnant
Live in NSW
Who is running the study?
The study is being run by the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District in partnership with the University of Sydney. DTEXT is funded through a NSW Ministry of Health research grant. The study is open to people living in NSW.
The full details of DTEXT can be found on the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry.
For more information or to ask questions, please contact:
DTEXT Program Manager
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Phone: 4221 6723