Patients on texting-based intervention show lower diabetes risk

09/17/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Data on 537 men with impaired glucose tolerance showed that 18% of those who underwent 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 on the website of Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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