Complications Combat – An Educational Game
Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly & Company have launched an educational digital game for type 2 diabetes called Complications Combat. The game, available for desktop and iPad users, is designed to raise awareness of the many complications associated with type 2 diabetes and the challenges physicians and patients face when considering and managing these on a daily basis. The objective of the game is to effectively manage type 2 diabetes and its complications by clicking or swiping the complications and “friends,” which are the healthy steps for managing the condition, to the correct side of the screen to maintain optimal patient health for as long as possible. During the course of the game, the user learns about the diverse range of complications that can be associated with type 2 diabetes and also about positive lifestyle choices that can help combat the progression of the disease. Complications Combat can be played at www.complicationscombat.com.