Text messaging boosts drug adherence in diabetic teens, study finds

08/11/2010 | Healthcare IT News

Sending text messages to remind diabetic teens to take their insulin medications led to better treatment adherence and more stable blood sugar levels, a pilot study at an Ohio hospital found. "This form of communication allows for real-time health management which is extremely valuable for patients that suffer from a chronic illness like diabetes," the lead researcher said.

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