Top 10 Diabetes apps and gadgets

People suffering from diabetes, have to constantly monitor the blood glucose level, as well as the number of consumed calories. They also need to take medications in time, do physical exercises and reduce their weight.

The main function of Diabetes Apps - is to record your blood glucose levels. This parameter is measured by a special device - glucose meter. Some Diabetes Apps allow to import readings directly from the device. When the glucose level is dangerous the app warns the user or even sends SMS to the doctor.

In addition, Diabetes apps allow to keep track of consumed calories, taken medications and physical activities. The graph of the glucose level in dependence on these factors will help the doctor to properly adjust the treatment and the lifestyle of the patient.

Diabetes apps usually work on mobile devices, so that they are always in the pocket, regardless of whether the user is at home or somewhere else.
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Glooko
Managing your diabetes is only one part of your life. Glooko lets you live life while effortlessly monitoring your blood glucose readings, by giving you convenient anytime access to a logbook on your iPhone.
iOS
2
Dario
Dario is a diabetes management system that provides outstanding usability and accessibility by integrating a pocket-sized glucometer with a mobile app and secure cloud computing. Dario is a perfect glucose management solution for people who lead a modern, active lifestyle.
3
iBGStar
The innovative iBGStar is the first available blood glucose meter that seamlessly connects to the Apple iPhone and iPod touch for the flexibility to manage your diabetes whenever, wherever.
iOS
4
SiDiary
SiDiary makes the control of diabetes so much easier. Data capturing is a cinch and analysis will help to improve your therapy. Read data from almost all common blood glucose meters. Simple interface for data entry, use of different devices for entering data (Windows-PC, Android, iPhone, PocketPC, Cellphone) with automated sync-mechanism and merging of all data.
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Gmate Smart
Gmate Smart is designed to help diabetics measure their blood glucose. Your glucose level will be displayed on the screen after the test and you can e-mail the test results with additional memo. Gmate SMART enables you to look through past test results by date. It shows past records as well as diagram charts of average blood glucose test results within 1, 7, 14, 30 and 60-days period.
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Medtronic Minimed
The only system on the market that takes action when needed. It automatically stops insulin delivery when sensor glucose values reach a preset low threshold.
7
MyNetDiary
Food and Exercise Diary for. Allows users to keep track of the foods they eat and the exercises they do, along with more granular measurements such as water they consume. MyNetDiary provides a great diabetes tracker app for iPhone, complementing the online diabetes tracking. The app provides the same comprehensive tracking features as the website, but it is built and optimized specifically for the iPhone. - See more at: http://www.mynetdiary.com/diabetes_apps.html#sthash.DQq2X0V6.dpuf
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Dexcom G5
Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System. With Blutetooth® technology that is now built into the transmitter, your glucose data is sent wirelessly from the Dexcom mobile transmitter to your compatible smart device. The Dexcom mobile app gives you the information you need quickly at-a-glance.
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OnTrack Diabetes
Manage diabetes better by tracking blood glucose, medication and other values. OnTrack is an application to help diabetics manage their diabetes by tracking various items such as blood glucose, food, medication, blood pressure (BP), pulse, exercise and weight.
Android
10
Diabetes Pilot
Diabetes Pilot is the premier tool for managing diabetes. Developed by professionals, backed by an established company, and designed and supported by people with diabetes who use the software themselves - it's fast, flexible, complete, and easy to use. It works on iPhone, Mac and PC.
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Health2Sync
Health2Sync is developing hardware and a mobile app that optimizes glucose monitoring and makes diabetes management easier. Health2Sync consists of a smart cable that connects to most conventional glucose meters, allowing them to sync wtih iOS devices through the headphone jack.
iOS
12
Carb Counting with Lenny
Carbohydrate (Carb) counting is an essential skill for managing diabetes. Carb counting allows children with diabetes to eat a variety of foods, just like other kids, and increases their sense of control and confidence in managing their diabetes. For parents and caregivers, this is important in order to plan meals and help children maintain good blood sugar levels.
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merckEngage
MerckEngage.com offers patients, health care providers and caregivers a wealth of health information and tools. Patients can track a variety of health conditions, create meal plans with a customized recipe library, create exercise plans with an activity planner, and see how it all works together to help them stay healthy by viewing their personal health dashboard. Provides Condition trackers for Asthma, Blood pressure, Blood sugar, Cholesterol, Migraine, Weight/BMI
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Vree for Diabetes
Vree for Diabetes provides practical guidance and easy-to-use tools to enable you to start making important changes. You’ll learn why the benefits of managing your diabetes outweigh the barriers and help develop confidence in your ability to make healthy, lasting changes.
iOS
15
Health Tracker for Blackberry
Health Tracker is the most comprehensive and complete health tracking application available for your BlackBerry PlayBook which includes all the three common health problems which can be tracked at home: Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure - Systolic, Diastolic, Resting Heart Rate (Pulse) and Mean Arterial Pressure
Blackberry
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Diabetes UK Tracker
This official Diabetes UK app, Diabetes UK Tracker, is designed to be quick and simple to use, taking the chore out of logging your daily levels to help you effectively manage your diabetes.
iOS
17
Care4life
Care4life helps patients with Type 2 diabetes better manage their disease. The app was developed in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association and provides patients with structured education regarding their condition and offers ongoing lifestyle improvement tips with the end goal of empowering patients to take control of their condition.
iOSAndroid
18
Sugarwatch
Sugarwatch provides an easy t use intuitive way to record your blood glucose readings, insulin doses and activities. It provides warning indicators that show when you go beyond your ideal glucose range. Sugarwatch provides graphs that show you glucose trends over multiple days to help you identify changes you can make to your regime along with graphs that show averages and glucose mapped against activities. All the graphs you need to help you self manage your condition
Windows Phone
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DiabetesPHA
DiabetesPHA is a web based Software as a Service (SaaS) application that enables members to record conditions, doctors, blood glucose, blood pressure, medications, pain locations, pain types, pain intensity, naturopathic remedies, sleep patterns, treatments, therapies, additional symptoms, quality of life concerns and weight. HealthSaaS also offers an optional Windows Phone Glucose Tracker which can send data to DiabetesPHA and Microsoft HealthVault.
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FreeStyle Libre
Flash Glucose Monitoring System. Swim, shower or exercise — the FreeStyle Libre system is designed to be water-resistant and worn while bathing, showering, swimming and exercising.