Make Better Choices 2
Make Better Choices 2


Make Better Choices 2 (MBC2) employs technology to help you eat better, sleep better, reduce stress, and get more exercise. Participants in this free research study will use a health app, Fitbits, and health coaching to make changes.

If you want to learn more, please fill out this short survey so that we can contact you.
You may open the survey in your web browser by clicking the link below:
MBC2 Online Eligibility Survey
If the link above does not work, try copying the link below into your web browser:
https://redcap.uky.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=N4YFA9RETRYJXWW8

The goal of the research study is to test whether MBC2 promotes healthy changes in people in Eastern Kentucky.

This research study is being led by Nancy E. Schoenberg, Ph.D. Dr. Schoenberg is a professor of behavioral science in UK’s College of Medicine. Deanna Lee Sherman, who lives in Harlan County, is the study’s project manager. Many members of local communities have contributed to the project’s design.

As part of this current project, participants will:

  • Use a new health app and a Fitbit to track health behaviors
  • Work with a trained, local health coach
  • Participate in 3 in-person health checks
  • Receive $ incentives for meeting goals

To qualify for this research study, you must: 

  • Live in an Appalachian Kentucky county
  • Be willing to track your health behaviors with a Smartphone App and a Fitbit
  • Be 18 years or older