Franklin, V. L., Waller, A., Pagliari, C., and Greene, S. A. A randomized controlled trial of Sweet Talk, a text-messaging system to support young people with diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 23, 12 (2006), 1332–1338. [PDF]
This paper describes Sweet Talk a system that is used to enhance self-efficacy and facilitate uptake of intensive insuline theraphy and improve glycaemic control in patients. The system was tested with 126 patients. Sweet Talk was associated with improvement in diabetes selef.efficacy and self-reported adherence. Participants felt that Sweet Talk improved their self-management.