Telehealth delivers improved type 2 diabetes control in real-world care

A rural telehealth program designed to fit with existing staff and equipment delivers large benefits for people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

The intervention had previously resulted in an average 1.0% improvement in glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels in a randomized trial with 50 participants, rising to 2.0% among those who achieved at least half of the scheduled healthcare provider contacts.

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