The use of computerized birthday greeting reminders in the management of diabetes

@article{Lafata2002TheUO,
  title={The use of computerized birthday greeting reminders in the management of diabetes},
  author={Jennifer Elston Lafata and Ann M. Baker and George W. Divine and Bruce D. McCarthy and Hugo Xi},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={17},
  pages={521-530}
}
BACKGROUND: Although mailed reminders have been used for prevention among general populations, few studies have evaluated their effectiveness among chronically ill populations.OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the effectiveness of mailed reminders for improving diabetes management. The reminder included a letter from the individual’s primary care physician (PCP), a self-care handbook, a preventive care checklist, and specific recommendations regarding receipt of routine monitoring and screening.METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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