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Newman-Casey PA, Niziol LM, Mackenzie CK, Resnicow K, Lee PP, Musch DC, Heisler M. Personalized behavior change program for glaucoma patients with poor adherence: a pilot interventional cohort study with a pre-post design. Pilot and feasibility studies. 2018 Jul 23; 4:128.
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Abstract: Background: About half of people with glaucoma do not adhere to their recommended medications. Interventions for other chronic conditions have successfully utilized reminder systems and motivational interviewing (MI)-based counseling. This study was designed to pilot a personalized intervention that leverages these strategies to assess their impact on medication adherence in glaucoma patients. Methods: Glaucoma patients taking =?1 medication will be pre-screened by telephone survey for adherence to their medication(s). Those who self-report poor adherence will be enrolled in a 3-month monitoring period to measure medication adherence using electronic medication monitors. Participants who are non-adherent (take?