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Text-based reminders tied to A1C goal achievement in teens

A study in Diabetic Medicine showed that teenagers with type 1 diabetes who were high responders to daily text reminders to check their blood glucose levels at a predetermined time were more likely to reply with their blood glucose readings and had lower A1C levels at six months and 18 months than those considered low responders. "To protect against glycemic decline, teenagers may benefit from increased support and innovative ways to improve self-care," the researchers wrote.

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