Do digital tools help with diabetes?

Posted on March 30, 2013

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This is the reason I always hesitate to recommend the new “tools” readily available for mobile health.  They don’t have much if any research to back them up.

“The study found that the digitally supported programs led to small positive effects on blood sugar levels, with the mobile-based interventions leading to slightly more improvement, but that those effects started decreasing after six months. It also found that there didn’t appear to be significant improvements on depression, blood pressure, weight or quality of life.”

via Do digital tools help with diabetes? New report casts doubt — Tech News and Analysis.

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