Psychotherapy effective in glycaemic control

Psychological therapy is the sole evidence-based intervention that is shown to improve compliance with therapies aimed at lowering HbA1c in type 1 diabetes, Brazilian researchers say.

Their systematic review and meta-analysis of 19 studies involving 1782 patients shows psychological interventions helped patients lower their HbA1c by an average of 0.3%.  

In contrast, telecare and educational