text messaging interventions

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...