SupportMe


Text messaging support for people with diabetes or heart disease

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Phone: 8890 9818
Mobile: 0404 228052 
Email: WSLHD-SupportMe@health.nsw.gov.au 


This program provides medical information and lifestyle support to people with type 2 diabetes or heart disease via text messages. This program is free and is available to people over 18 years of age who have type 2 diabetes or heart disease and own a mobile phone.

The messages are customised to a persons’ health needs and include

  • Advice, information and support to manage diabetes or heart disease
  • Tips on how to monitor risk factors
  • Tips about healthy living
  • Information about existing health programs for extra support 

Text messages can include healthy eating, physical activity, diabetes or heart disease, medication and smoking cessation 

This research project has been approved by the Western Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee and is supported by the NSW Health Translational Research Grant Scheme. (TRGS).

 

PHN Western Sydney Diabetes NSW NSW Health