Online nurse support improves glycaemic control

Support from an online nurse along with regular home telemonitoring of blood glucose levels  improve glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes patients, a new study shows.

Patients who provided blood glucose readings to a website monitored by a practice nurse had HbA1c levels which were 5.60 mmol/mol lower than those receiving standard care.

In the  PLOS Medicine study, 321 participants with type 2