Applications make your life easier. In a matter of seconds, you can find the quickest route to a great restaurant, or vintage clothing store. You can find out which actor played Dracula in the 1931 movie. A laugh, or a smile, is a thumb tap away. Etc.
It’s no different when it comes to diabetes. Literally, there are dozens of apps out there that are centered around the disease, and, to tell you the truth, that number can be overwhelming.
What we’ve done is narrow that number down to eight. Here, and on the pages that follow, you’ll find the apps we feel will help you the most. Enjoy! Oh, and please do take note of anything with a * next to it: it means that we’ve pegged the app as a MUST DOWNLOAD.
(Free on iPhone and Android devices)
With Glooko, you can upload your glucose readings directly from your meter, which the app will then make a record of. You can even have the app graph the readings out so that you can show your doctor on your next visit. The app also comes with a food database that helps you track your diet and exercise routine, as well as your medications. Watch the video for more information on Glooko!
(Free on Android devices)
OnTrack puts vital information in your hands at all times. You can keep tabs on your glucose levels, set reminders to test your blood, and easily share your findings with your doctor. Watch the video to see more of OnTrack’s capabilities!Whizzco