Innovation Exchange
BeatDiabetes
Nelly Maybee
Location/affiliation
Augusta Health
Organization type
Health System
App(s), device(s), or platform(s) used

Phone app for iPhone and android's.

Program description
Patients with Type II Diabetes sign up for this program through a website. Patient details their condition through answering an initial questionnaire. Based on the information provided, the patient receives daily text messages prompting them to exercise, take their medication, make a healthy choice, etc. Pilot participants received a financial incentive. Most patients gave very positive feedback. There was improvement in A1C’s, improved glucose testing, and medication compliance. Patients felt like the personalized text messaging helped them stay on track.
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