txt4health

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txt4health

Description

This free, mobile health program delivers personalized text messages to help individuals understand their risk for type 2 diabetes and become more informed about the steps they can take to lead healthy lives. Individuals who sign up for txt4health will receive text messages each week with timely, relevant information to help them improve and manage their health.

Types of messages include the following:

  • Risk profile
  • Connection to local resources
  • Goal tracking
  • Diet & exercise

Enrollment is free. Standard text and data rates may apply.

Developer:

American Diabetes Association; Voxiva, Inc

Funding Sources:

American Diabetes Association; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

History

Release Date: 2012
Original Summary: April 2012
Last Updated: 08/01/12

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