Participate in the IDEA Project!

If you are between the ages of 16 and 25, have type 1 diabetes, and a smart phone or other device, the IDEA Project might be for you!

Logo for The Idea ProjectAbout the study

Have you been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes for at least 6 months? Are you 16-25 years old? Do you have a smart phone? You might be eligible!

The IDEA Project is a mHealth program to help young adults (16-25 years old) take charge of their diabetes. There are three parts of the program:

  • Text message reminders
  • A personalized question list to bring to diabetes appointments 
  • Two brief mobile delivered treatment sessions

Participation includes 3 study visits over 6 months. Participants will receive up to $345 for completing study visits, which will take place remotely. This program will be delivered on your smart phone or preferred mobile device. 

If you are interesting in learning more about the study, complete the IDEA Project screener. IDEA Project staff will contact you to provide more information about the study and discuss how you might participate. 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the IDEA Project at or call 313-577-5859.