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5 Helpful Apps for People with Diabetes

By admedical posted on 09-21-17

Posted on 09-21-17 in Health Education

There is an app for just about everything today, and that includes health apps with a focus on diabetes management. We’ve compiled a list of 5 apps that cover a variety of aspects relating to diabetes that can help out the tech savvy among us!


  1. Glucose Buddy Diabetes Tracker (Azumio Inc): Ranked #1 Diabetes Management app for over 9 years, Glucose Buddy is the most comprehensive diabetes management app. Features include:
    1. Easily log blood glucose, medication, meals, in one entry
    2. Track trends in your blood sugar, insulin, weight, blood pressure, A1c, and more
    3. Add notes to your entries for future reference
    4. See changes in your blood sugar and carb intake on an hourly basis
    5. Log your meals using our extensive food database
    6. Automatically track your steps, walks, and other cardio activities
    7. Export your data into printable PDF reports you can take to your healthcare provider
    8. Supports glucose units mg/dL and mmol/L
    9. Integrates with Apple Health App
  2. Diabetes Plus (SquareMed Software GmbH): Developed by diabetics for diabetics. Diabetes Plus lets you administer your readings on your device and saves time by enabling you to send the data directly to your doctor. Generate pdf files with all relevant data within seconds and email them to your doctor or directly put them into your dropbox. Features include:
    1. Administration of measurements: blood glucose, dosage of insulin, carbohydrates, sports activities, blood pressure, weight and notes
    2. Daily and monthly line graphs of your blood glucose
    3. PDF export design, email PDF to your doctor or yourself
  3. Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker (MyFitnessPal): The fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter for iOS. With the largest food database by far (over 5,000,000 foods) and amazingly fast and easy food and exercise entry, we’ll help you take those extra pounds off! Features include:
    1. 5,000,000+ food database of global items and cuisines
    2. Barcode scanner- track a food just by scanning it’s barcode
    3. Step tracker
    4. Track all major nutrients: calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, fiber, cholesterol and more
    5. Receive personalized goals based on your individual diet profile, or enter your own goals if you’ve gotten specific recommendations from a doctor or nutritionist
  4. Carb Master Free- Daily Carbohydrate Tracker (Deltaworks): Carb Master is one of the simplest and most accurate apps to track carbohydrates as well as other nutrition. Whether you’re on low-carb diets or diabetics, this app will help you keep your carbs under control. Features include:
    1. Tracking daily carbs and other nutrition on calendar view
    2. Log weight and set goals
    3. Password protection
    4. Display daily carb count on app icon or badge
    5. Customizable start screen
  5. Sugar Sense (MedHelp): A beautiful diabetes app to be in full control of tracking your personal health. Track your blood sugar level, glucose, carbs, weight, and more. The easiest and simplest way to track your health information. Features include:
    1. See average readings for the past 7 days, 30 days, and 90 days
    2. Connect Fitbit and other popular health devices to track weight
    3. Get support and motivation from other people just like you
    4. Tap into our several diabetes communities
    5. Access your information online from any computer
    6. Print out all your data- great for doctor appointments

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