Scripps Text Messaging Study Lands Media Coverage

Diabetes patients who got texts saw better blood sugar

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Athena Philis-Tsimikas, corporate vice president of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute.

Diabetes patients who got texts saw better blood sugar

An innovative clinical trial by the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute recently received media attention after the study's results were published by a medical journal.


Whittier Corporate Vice President Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, was featured in coverage by NBC 7 and the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Watch the NBC 7 story: Study Shows Texting Could Help Type 2 Diabetes Management


Read the Union-Tribune article: Text Messages Can Help Lower Blood Sugar Levels, Study Finds


Read the HealthDay News article: Text Messaging Intervention Can Up Glycemic Control in T2DM


Read the MedicalXpress article: Study Shows Texting As Good As Medication At Improving Type 2 Diabetes Management


Read the Times of San Diego article: Scripps Text Messages Help Low-Income Hispanic Type 2 Diabetes Patients


Read the Digital Daily article: Text Messages Could Be Tech's Hidden Weapon in the Fight Against Diabetes


Read the CDA News article: Texting Could Help With Type 2 Diabetes Management


Read The Jordan Times article: Text Messages Can Help Lower Blood Sugar Levels

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