Are you a diabetic? Did you know you can use your Android device to help you manage your diabetes better? Here are five Android apps designed for diabetics.
You might not think you're eating sugary meals, but many processed foods contain a large amount of sugar. Fooducate determines exactly what is in your food by simply scanning the barcode. You can also use this app to track your objectives and get information about potential allergies, making it a great companion app for diabetics.
Glooko is an app that allows you to track your blood sugar levels. You can upload readings from your blood glucose meter directly to your Android device and store a history of them. This can help you determine changes in your blood sugar levels over time and keep the date handy for your doctor. The app also provides food information and can keep track of your exercise routine. Glooko is an excellent app for people who want to monitor their condition and have the information readily available.
Do you want to communicate with other diabetics? Then the Diabetic Connect app is for you. The app helps you connect with other diabetics, making it a must for newly diagnosed patients. Having a support group that can readily answer questions and give advice is a valuable resource.
OnTrack Diabetes is another app that allows you to keep a record of your blood sugar levels and provides an average of your readings. This can be useful for long-term monitoring of your condition. With a swipe of your finger, you can transfer these readings to your doctor.
Logbook is mySugr's Android app for diabetics. As the name suggests, it acts as a logbook to keep track of your condition. You can enter your blood sugar readings, keep track of what you have eaten, and track the number of calories you burn. There is a search function built in to find past entries and posts when you're hunting something in particular.
Diabetes is a condition wherein your body has trouble controlling blood sugar levels on its own. For this reason, it is important that you check your glucose level regularly and make sure that it is within the recommended range. Try some of these apps and see if they can help you to manage your diabetes more effectively.
Article From Inter Valley Health Plan