Rural Aging Initiative Supports Remote Health Monitoring for Seniors in Lincoln County

Health@Home, a program supported by EHF's Rural Aging Services Initiative, is helping seniors with diabetes in Lincoln County stay on track.  This program is administered by Lincoln County Hospital District #3 and provides seniors with health monitoring equipment and a direct connection by telephone to a nurse in North Carolina who helps participants monitor health indicators like blood sugar, weight, and blood pressure.  Participants with diabetes have seen an average decrease of 2 points in their hemoglobin A1C levels over the first three months of the program, indicating improved control over their diabetes.

Check out this article courtesy of the Spokesman Review for more information on Health@Home, or download the PDF below: