Texting Helps Low-Income Diabetes Patients Manage Insulin Dosing

Texting Helps Low-Income Diabetes Patients Manage Insulin Dosing

People whose diabetes requires insulin injections usually have to make a series of visits to the doctor’s office to fine-tune their daily dosage. But many low-income patients can’t afford to take those few hours off to see the doctor. As a result, they often live with chronically elevated blood sugars for weeks or months until they can find time to get to the clinic.

But mobile technology can help patients with the process of titrating their dosage without them having to see a doctor, according to a study from New York’s Bellevue Hospital.

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