Lower diabetes risk seen in patients using texting-based intervention

09/17/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Data on 537 men with impaired glucose tolerance showed 18% of those who underwent a text-messaging intervention developed type 2 diabetes, compared with 27% of those who received standard care. Patients in the intervention group also showed better good cholesterol levels and lower total dietary energy intake than those in the control group, researchers reported in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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