Health education via mobile text messaging for glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Saffari2014HealthEV,
  title={Health education via mobile text messaging for glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Mohsen Saffari and Ghader Ghanizadeh and Harold G Koenig},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={275-85}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes type 2 is an increasing problem worldwide that may be managed through education. Text-messaging using a cell phone can assist with self-care. The aim of this study was to systematically review the impact of education through mobile text-messaging on glycemic control. METHODS The design was a systematic review with meta-analysis. Five electronic databases were searched to access English studies involving a randomized controlled trial design that used text-messaging… CONTINUE READING
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