- Patients who took part in the study saw a significant reduction in body mass index (BMI), blood pressure and blood sugar (HbA1c) levels
- Patients lost on average two to three kilograms of weight
- 118 patients participating provided details of their medication, of those 20 per cent were able to stop taking the diabetes medication metformin during the trial.
The apps, welcomed by leading UK charity Diabetes UK, aim to support patients that are unable to or choose not to attend diabetes education classes to help control their diabetes. They encourage healthy eating and exercise and, educate people on how to manage and control their condition.