Physicians Practice June 24, 2021
Omar Manejwala, MD

New study links digital to behavior change and diabetes outcomes

Many providers intuitively suspect that the key to successful chronic disease management and prevention is to encourage sustained behavior change in their patients. It’s noteworthy when new findings both verify their intuitions and offer new tools to support those changes.

Such are the results of a recent clinical study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Diabetes. This retrospective cohort study examined data from 998 people with Type 2 diabetes who used a digital health platform. The goal was to look at the connections between personalization in digital health solutions, sustained behavior alteration, and diabetes outcomes. Interestingly, the research:

  1. lends some statistical weight to the idea that...

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