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11-10-2020 | Mobile technology | News

Text intervention alone insufficient to sustain type 2 diabetes improvements

A tailored text messaging intervention might help lower glycated hemoglobin levels in people with type 2 diabetes in the short-term, but additional support may be needed for sustained improvements, US study data show.

02-20-2020 | Mobile technology | News

Mobile access to online self-management tools may improve diabetes care

People with diabetes who access an online self-management portal through mobile devices have better medication adherence and glycemic control than those with computer-only or no access to the portal, researchers report.

04-18-2019 | Mobile technology | News

Study highlights ‘immaturity’ of diabetes self-management apps

A large proportion of mobile apps for self-management of blood glucose do not provide real-time decision support for users with type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

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05-16-2018 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

Digital diabetology

Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra presents his view on the march toward greater integration of digital health technologies and how traditional approaches to diabetes management are already changing.

Journal articles and book chapters

10-04-2018 | Mobile technology | Review | Article

App-based insulin calculators: Current and future state

Eiland L et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 123. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1097-y

05-10-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Diabetes care in the digital era: A synoptic overview

Fatehi F, Menon A, Bird D. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 38. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1013-5

04-18-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Social media and obesity in adults: A review of recent research and future directions

Waring ME et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 34. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1001-9

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