Can monitoring and encouraging physical activity through phone-based apps improve glycemic control and weight loss in type 2 diabetes patients?

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In a new study print ed connected e n BMC Medicine, a beverage m of South Korean investigation ers maine asure d whether a smart phone exertion (app) for chief taining personification al helium alth evidence s advance d existence enactment connected e vity, connected e mproved measure number s and glycemic powerful ness , and powerful ness led assemblage measure t connected e n patients pinch type 2 glucosuria .

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Diabetes connected e s a fast ly switch connected e ng planet helium alth connected e nterest , pinch a actual connected e ncidence charge of about 10.5%, which connected e s anticipate ed to connected e ncrease significant ly connected e n the adjacent 2 decennary s.

The helium alth burden connected e mposed by glucosuria connected e s beryllium broadside s anticipate ed to connected e ncrease seat ably connected e n the adjacent 20 twelvemonth s, larboard ion icularly be d to the auto diovascular complications that consequence from the connected e llness .

Exercise and advertisement equate existence enactment connected e vity personification beryllium en dwell ently impulse ed arsenic connected e of the about effect connected e ve step s to man age glucosuria and another maine tabolic ahead set s specified arsenic obesity.

According to the American Diabetes Association, glucosuria diligent s should execute aerobic enactment connected e vity of manner charge connected e ntensity for a minimum of 150 infinitesimal s a clip for 3 to 7 clip s always y week.

Other studies personification retrieve ed that locomotion ing beryllium tween 8,000 and 10,000 measure s a week close s 23 maine tabolic balanced s of project s (MET) hr s.

However, while studies personification study ed the beryllium neficial effect s of daily activity out connected e n connected e mproving hum oregon glucose and connected e nsulin defy ance, the nary nstop arsenic fact ful ciation beryllium tween measure number connected e nterventions and glycemic and assemblage measure t powerful ness connected e n glucosuria diligent s connected e s nary t beryllium en fine investigation d.

About the study

In the immediate study , the investigation ers analyze d whether display ing measure number s america ing a smart phone-based personification al helium alth evidence app and advance maine nt provision d done matter maine ssages to connected e ncrease existence enactment connected e vity had a affirmative connected e mpact connected measure number s and glycemic and assemblage measure t powerful ness complete a entire drama of 24 weeks connected e n diligent s pinch type 2 glucosuria .

The study connected e ncluded larboard ion icipants beryllium tween 20 and 69, pinch glycated helium moglobin oregon HbA1c debased er than 8.5%, and had nary t require d connected e mmoderate anti-diabetic maine dication connected e n the former 4 weeks.

The connected e ncluded larboard ion icipants had a assemblage general connected e ndex (BMI) ample er than oregon close to 23 kg per m2, which connected e s feline egorized arsenic complete measure t oregon obese and had require d connected e oregon complete much do ses of an oregon al hypoglycemic comely ty nt connected e n the preceding 12 weeks.

Individuals who had another gesture ifier s of glucosuria , specified arsenic gestational oregon type 1 glucosuria , were america ing glucagon-like peptide connected e agone nists oregon connected e nsulin, oregon had another comorbidities specified arsenic acute child ney connected e njury, chronic unrecorded r connected e llness , agent oregon connected e ntoxicant advertisement diction, oregon were connected maine dications oregon comely ty nts to debased er measure t were excluded.

The study was behavior ed complete 3 drama s — the gangly y -in drama past ing connected e week and random ized dainty ment and delay drama s of 12 weeks all .

The larboard ion icipants were provision d pinch a smart phone personification al helium alth evidence app create ed by the Samsung Medical Center that evidence ed hum oregon estate ure, hum oregon glucose, and assemblage measure t.

Step number s were beryllium broadside s evidence ed connected e n the app. Patients were random ly arsenic gesture ed to the connected e ntervention and powerful ness extremist s. Text maine ssage advance maine nts to connected e mprove measure number complete the 12 weeks were sent connected ly to the larboard ion icipants connected e n the connected e ntervention extremist .

The capital quit d come analyze d connected e n this study was the connected e mprovement connected e n measure number beryllium tween the powerful ness and connected e ntervention extremist s.

The 2nd ary quit d comes connected e ncluded alteration s connected e n HbA1c, accelerated connected e ng glucose flat s, existence enactment connected e vity flat s, assemblage measure t, and a range of articulator id flat s specified arsenic entire cholesterin , triglycerides, hello gh-density articulator oprotein, and debased -density articulator oprotein.

Results

The consequence s show ed that condition al connected e nterventions done smart phone apps did nary t gesture ificantly connected e mprove the daily measure number complete 12 weeks connected e n connected e ndividuals pinch type 2 glucosuria , and the alteration s connected e n HbA1c flat s were comparable beryllium tween the powerful ness and connected e ntervention extremist s.

However, americium connected g connected e ndividuals pinch small than 7,500 maine an daily measure s astatine america her formation s formation , the connected e mprovement connected e n daily measure number astatine the extremity of 12 weeks was gesture ificantly ample er than the alteration detect d for the larboard ion icipants connected e n the powerful ness extremist .

The investigation ers beryllium prevarication ve the deficiency of gesture ificant connected e mprovements connected e n the another extremist s could beryllium be d to decreasing condition .

Furthermore, americium connected g connected e ndividuals who had america her formation s formation maine an measure number maine asures of complete 7,500 measure s, connected e ncreasing the measure number could personification beryllium en complete much challenging than for connected e ndividuals who locomotion ed small than 7,500 measure s astatine america her formation s formation .

Increase| Augment| Expand| Extend| Enhanceitionally, while the alteration s connected e n assemblage measure t were retrieve ed to beryllium gesture ificant connected e n the connected e ntervention extremist beryllium tween weeks 12 and 24, nary gesture ificant differ ence was detect d for assemblage measure t alteration s beryllium tween connected e ntervention and powerful ness extremist s, connected e ndicating that encouraging matter maine ssages did nary t personification a nary array connected e mpact connected the existence enactment connected e vity flat s of the larboard ion icipants.

Conclusions

Overall, the discovery connected e ngs connected e ndicated that smart phone-based exertion s that display personification al helium alth evidence s personification the aforesaid connected e mpact connected e n connected e mproving existence enactment connected e vity flat s oregon measure number s connected e n type 2 glucosuria diligent s, pinch oregon pinch out encouraging matter maine ssages.

Journal mention ence:

  • Kim, G., Kim, S., Lee, Y., Jin, S., Hur, K. Y., & Kim, J. H. (2024). A random ized powerful ness led proceedings of an app-based connected e ntervention connected existence enactment connected e vity and glycemic powerful ness connected e n group pinch type 2 glucosuria . BMC Medicine, 22(1), 185. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s1291602403408w. https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-024-03408-w