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Resources to Help Manage Diabetes

Here’s a list of some of the best online tools and mobile apps to help you manage diabetes.

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Taking care of your diabetes can seem complicated, especially at first. There’s a lot you need to know and do, but resources such as mobile apps and websites can help you manage this disease. Your doctor may be able to help you choose a resource that best fits your need.

Apps to help manage diabetes   

MyNetDiary: Helps you learn and self-manage your diet, exercise, blood glucose, and medications. 

MySugr: Record food intake, blood glucose, and activity, and estimate HbA1c based on your results.

Glucose Buddy: Enter glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities—then view data online.

dLife: Track blood glucose levels, exercise, and food intake. Includes information about managing diabetes, recipes, exercise tips, videos, blogs, podcasts, and more. 

  • Website: dlife.com
  • Mobile app: free (iPhone only.)  

Dbees.com: Manage your insulin, insulin pump, medicines, and diet. You can even send reports directly to your doctor. 

  • Website: dbees.com dbees.com
  • Mobile app: free

Related: 3 Ways to Prevent or Control Diabetes

Carbohydrate Counting and Nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Learn about nutrition how to make simple changes for better health.

American Diabetes Association: Get tips for eating out, quick meals and snacks, meal planning, and more.

ChooseMyPlate: Learn how to eat healthier by following the simple “choose my plate” guidelines created by the USDA.

Calorie Counter by FatSecret: An Android application to help track your meals, exercise and weight.

MyFitnessPal: Information for over 4 million foods, including items from most fast food and chain restaurant menus.

SparkPeople: Track your food and activity, analyze and build recipes, and check the nutrition in your favorite foods.

Weight Watchers: This fee-for-service weight loss coaching program helps you set goals, provides recipes, guidance from leaders, and 24/7 online chat support.

Lose It: Set food and exercise goals and track your progress. Syncs with wireless scales, wearable trackers and other applications. Android and iOS.

MapMyFitness: Enter or discover training routes in your area, whether you are walking, running, or bicycling. Get workout ideas and share your successes on social media.

Related: What's the Difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

To learn more about diabetes, visit: 

intermountainhealthcare.org and search “diabetes”

cdc.gov/diabetes

nih.gov  

And while you’re here, check out our other articles on healthy living. For information on our medical and dental plans, visit selecthealth.org/plans.  Reference: “Diabetes Resources.” Intermountain Healthcare. Nov. 2016. Web. 17 Apr. 2019.

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