An interactive diary for diet management (DAI): a new telemedicine system able to promote body weight reduction, nutritional education, and consumption of fresh local produce.

@article{Rossi2010AnID,
  title={An interactive diary for diet management (DAI): a new telemedicine system able to promote body weight reduction, nutritional education, and consumption of fresh local produce.},
  author={Maria Chiara Rossi and Cinzia Perozzi and Carla Consorti and Teresa Almonti and Paolo Foglini and Nena Giostra and P Nanni and Susanna Talevi and Dante Bartolomei and Giacomo Vespasiani},
  journal={Diabetes technology \& therapeutics},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={
          641-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this multicenter, longitudinal, single-arm, pre-post comparison was to test a telemedicine system able to promote body weight reduction, nutritional education, and consumption of fresh local produce. METHODS DAI (MeTeDa srl, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy) is a software for mobile phones to support patients following a specific dietetic program. It facilitates the communication between the patient and dietician via short text messages. Overall, three specialized… 

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