Cell phone technology helps patients manage diabetes

More ScienceDaily: Diabetes News Aug 2, 2011, 3:58 am

Researchers have found that mobile phone software is effective for the self-management of diabetes. The study is one of the first to examine the new field of mobile health. Researchers found that a key measure of blood sugar control — blood levels of hemoglobin A1c — was lowered by an average of 1.9 percent over one year in patients using the mobile health program. … Read the Rest

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  • Keywords: Diabetes; Today’s Healthcare; Diseases and Conditions; Mobile Computing; Software; Communications
  • Description: Researchers have found that mobile phone software is effective for the self-management of diabetes. The study is one of the first to examine the new field of mobile health. Researchers found that a key measure of blood sugar control — blood levels of hemoglobin A1c — was lowered by an average of 1.9 percent over one year in patients using the mobile health program.