If you have diabetes or know somebody who has you will know how difficult it can be to manage. We have put together a top 10 of diabetes iOS apps to help you. Some include recipes, some to help you monitor fluctuations, others to explain more about the condition, some to help children manage their own diabetes.
We hope this helps there are some really wonderful apps out there…
Diabetes Buddy – Control Your Blood Sugar
Blood sugar control is often the central theme when it comes to diabetes management. Diabetes Buddy is built to help you manage your diabetes by –
√Tracking the factors that influence your blood sugar level
√Monitoring the fluctuations
√Planning ahead accordingly
√Sharing your data with your doctor
-Powerful offline food database with over 200,000 foods for common food, restaurant food and branded food.
-Add and manage your custom foods.
-Build recipes with combinations of foods in the database.
-No internet required to access food database.
-Monitor other nutrition for each food, including Calories, Protein, Fiber, Sugar, Cholesterol, Sodium, etc.
-Easy-to-use food search.
-Email your daily food intake to your doctor as email.
Miniatlas Diabetes Mellitus
The Miniatlas Diabetes is the perfect pocket tool for physicians. With just a few taps on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch doctors can use the app to effectively communicate with their patients, showing them illustrations to help explaining the anatomy, physiology and pathology related to their disorder. All the relevant aspects of the disease are included in great detail.
Diabetes Mellitus i-pocketcards
The Diabetes Mellitus i-pocketcards provide all the relevant information for the management of diabetes in everyday clinical practice – compact, precise, and always ready in your lab coat.
Additional information includes:
* The most up-to-date screening guidelines and blood glucose value interpretation tables
* Comprehensive overview of the clinical evaluation of the diabetic patient
* Treatment guidelines and algorithms for type 1 and type 2 diabetes
* Prescribing information for available insulin formulations and oral hypoglycemic agents
* Sample insulin regimes using short- and long-acting insulin formulations
* Guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes related complications
* Recommendations for blood pressure and lipid management in the diabetic patient
QuantiaCare for Diabetes
A powerful and intuitive app to help you track and analyze your blood glucose, exercise, insulin, weight, and nutrition.
Features in this version include:
•Interactive, multimedia, diabetes education from nationally-recognized speakers
•Locations of over 60,000 pharmacies and 800,000 clinicians
•Instant access to the nutrition information of over 8,000 foods
•Adjustable serving sizes and weights to find carbohydrate and calorie amounts that will help you reach your goals
•Ability to share reports via e-mail or fax with your physician
•Report data analyzed by time of day or trend and can include notes for individual diary entries
•Exercise timer for honest minute counts and start-times
Making healthy food choices is important and can be challenging. And if you have a health condition, such as diabetes, nutritional information can be critical. Now with GoMeals, it’s easy to make smart food decisions, at home or on the go.
GoMeals is three applications in one: a database full of nutritional information on your favorite foods and restaurant menu items, a food tracking tool to record your meals, and a restaurant locator.
MyNetDiary – Food and Exercise Diary for iPad
With MyNetDiary for iPad, thoughtfully designed and optimized for the iPad from the ground up, planning and keeping track of your foods and exercise have never been easier. It’s not an iPhone app moved to the iPad, it’s a genuine, authentic iPad app!
✓ Great food database – over 300,000 foods. 108,000 foods entered by us and 193,000 popular foods contributed by our members. UPDATED DAILY
✓ Most natural, fast and easy food entry, it’s like a beautiful paper journal – searching as you type, remembering your favorites. Enter foods with a few taps!
✓ Easy and comprehensive diet planning
✓ Up to 35 nutrients, including carbs, protein, all types of fat, sugars, fiber, sodium, cholesterol, and vitamins
✓ Multiple servings for most foods – grams, oz, cups
✓ Daily Analysis Tool – learn how you can improve and eat more healthfully
✓ Tracks your water intake
✓ Syncs foods and exercise with MyNetDiary.com (free account included)
✓ High-quality, beautifully-designed app
Living Medical Textbook – Diabetes
There is an ongoing need for new therapies to help patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) meet target levels of glycemic control, as well as the long-term goals of preventing microvascular and macro vascular complications.
This free, electronic textbook discusses the role of newer and emerging treatments in meeting those goals. Chapters are supplemented by hyperlinks to external multimedia resources such as illustrations, videos, journal articles, and other resources that enhance understanding of relevant issues.
The first chapter outlines goals of therapy for T2DM based on current professional guidelines. Chapters 2 and 3 describe the mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety of one of the newer classes of T2DM therapies, DPP-4 inhibitors. Chapters 4 and 5 describe the mechanism, efficacy, and safety of the up-and-coming class of SGLT-2 inhibitors.
This online textbook offers CME, CE, and CPE credit to endocrinologists, family practice/primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists involved in the management and treatment of T2DM.
Ten top ten lists, with clearly written info. How to help yourself beat your Diabetes Type-2!
If you have Diabetes, you know that there are MILLIONS of pages of information out there. Much of this info is contradictory. It is OVERWHELMING to figure out what to do or listen to first.
Here, we use our 15 years of experience in treating Diabetes
Type-2 to simplify and organize the most important things you need to know.
900 Diabetic Recipes
The “diabetic diet” does not have to be a life sentence of restrictive eating that destroys one of life’s greatest pleasures-eating well. You and your family can enjoy well-balanced meals, together, that are both healthy and delicious.
Don’t know where to begin or what to make for a diabetic meal? Tired of eating the same thing everyday? Choose from over 900 nutritious and tasty recipes.
This user-friendly application includes three, simple navigational options:
• Fingerpoint® Alphabetical Index
• Search Feature
• Two-layer Subject Hierarchy with an intuitive breakdown of categories.
Each recipe includes:
• Recipe Name
• Mixing/Cooking Directions
• Number of Servings
Mobifusion works together with leading publishers and media companies to adapt their best work for everyday use in an entertaining and informational manner.
Carb Counting With Lenny For iPad
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.
Let Lenny help you learn carb counting in a fun and easy way! Carb Counting with Lenny has two main sections:
LENNY’S FOOD GUIDE:
Lenny’s Food Guide helps you learn carb values for many food items across the basic food groups. You can also customize the food guide by adding in your own favorite foods!
LENNY’S CARB GAMES:
Think you have mastered carb counting? Then take the Lenny challenge and test your knowledge with four interactive games. Be careful- games are timed and get progressively more challenging. You can also play against other users and enter competitions to win prizes. More information can be found on: www.medtronicdiabetes.com
Let Lenny help you learn carb counting and manage your diabetes the fun way.