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Patient Mobile Apps

List of mobile apps for your patients. These apps can help people with diabetes maintain control over the symptoms and disease. We provide links to both Android and iPhone when they are available.


iHealth Ventures, LLC Free/iOS   This iPhone/iPod app can keep track of patients’ Medical Emergency information I.C.E. ("In Case of Emergency"), and can provide information to first responders, hospital personnel, paramedics and other emergency personnel responding to accidents, crimes and disasters. 

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Just 6 Weeks Lite

Just Do Inc. Free iOS/Android   This is a very simple, almost simplistic, approach to achieving basic exercise goals for your patients. The workout is extremely short but intense. The developers note that, "All you need now is 10 minutes three times a week, a comfortable spot, and your smartphone." …

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Dexcom Follow App

Dexcom Free/iOS   The Dexcom Follow App is part of the Dexcom SHARE System which is part of the Dexcom G4® PLATINUM Continuous Glucose Monitoring System just approved by the FDA. Dexcom SHARE is the perfect companion to the Dexcom CGM. Through secure wireless connections, Dexcom SHARE allows caregivers and a patient’s …

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Foodily Inc. Free/iOS   Foodily is a great app to recommend to your patients who are looking for a little creative inspiration in their diets. The website the app taps into is the world’s largest social recipe network where they can discover and share any recipe on the web, including …

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Couch to 5K

ACTIVE Network, LLC $1.99 iOS/Android   Although many of our patients may not think running a 5K will ever be possible for them, this app shows that this goal may be more achievable than they believe. It offers very easy step-by-step guidelines and provides support throughout the training period. The …

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Transportation Security Administration (U.S.) Free iOS/Android  One often overlooked challenge which faces our patients is traveling with their medications. Getting through airport security with their medications (as well as their sanity) intact requires some careful preparation ahead of time. The U.S. Transportation Security Adminstration (TSA) provides an app with detailed …

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Geocaching Intro


Groundspeak Inc. Free iOS/Android Summer provides a terrific opportunity for your patients to increase their levels of physical activity by getting outside. One unique way to motivate them might be "geocaching" which presents challenges to participants to collect "geocaches" by finding specific locations using their smart phones. There are millions …

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CarbsControl Carb Tracker


Coheso, Inc. iOS $2.99/Android $2.99   For your patients on low-carb diets, the CarbsControl App gives the carbohydrate details on over 80,000 foods, the menu items from 300 restaurants, and 500 specific brands. This simple app features daily logs and goal setting to allow patients to monitor and control their …

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Nike+ Running


Nike Inc. iOS/Android Free   Although the Nike+ Running App may seem out of reach for some of our patients, the app is designed for all levels of activity. Nike has also been very supportive of their running fans and has kept the app up-to-date. The app has a lot of …

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