diabetes text messaging

By Jonah Comstock 09:56 am November 18, 2013
A study of a text messaging intervention for low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes showed a statistically significant affect on medication adherence and emergency room visits, but not HbA1c hemoglobin levels. It also showed that the texting intervention was more effective for Spanish speakers than English speakers. The study of 128 patients, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, was...
By Brian Dolan 09:22 am February 22, 2011
Dr Neal Sikka, GWU The McKesson Foundation announced the winners of six research grants it has awarded as part of its Mobilizing for Health initiative. The grants include $1.3 million in funds in total and each of the awardees will receive grants of around $250,000 for their mobile phone-enabled research project centered on diabetes management. The projects that the Foundation awarded make use...
By Brian Dolan 08:31 am August 10, 2010
Dr. Jennifer Shine Dyer has been in the news quite a bit this week. Dyer, an endocrinologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio, also known as @endogodess on Twitter, has penned a column on mHealth over at DiabetesMine, discussed "texts and tweets" in an interview published over at Ragan, discussed mobile health with the UK's Independent, and likely many more. At the end of July,...