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Texting against heart disease

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This JAMA article should be read by everyone trying to reduce the number of hospital readmissions.

The article concludes:

“Among patients with coronary heart disease, the use of a lifestyle-focused text messaging service compared with usual care resulted in a modest improvement in LDL-C level and greater improvement in other cardiovascular disease risk factors. The duration of these effects and hence whether they result in improved clinical outcomes remain to be determined.”

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