Diabetes apps to help you manage the disease

Research demonstrates that a vegan diet can significantly improve blood sugar control, facilitate healthy weight loss, and help protect the kidneys from diabetes-related damage. So, if you’ve developed Type 2 diabetes and have adopted a vegan diet, you’re on the right track. To further assist you in managing diabetes, there are a number of diabetes apps you can download to help you track blood sugar, weight, diet, exercise and more. Here are our top picks for diabetes apps for the Droid and iPhone. 
Research demonstrates that a vegan diet can significantly improve blood sugar control, facilitate healthy weight loss, and help protect the kidneys from diabetes-related damage. So, if you’ve developed Type 2 diabetes and have adopted a vegan diet, you’re on the right track. To further assist you in managing diabetes, there are a number of diabetes apps you can download to help you track blood sugar, weight, diet, exercise and more. Here are our top picks for diabetes apps for the Droid and iPhone. 

Diabetes apps for Droid

DiabetesManager ($5)

The DiabetesManager is a Droid app that tracks blood glucose levels, weight, cholesterol, temperature, blood pressure, and other health measurements. You can even track your exercise and workout routines and export all data to your desktop. You can easily check your statistics across all these categories by specified date range, monthly, or till-date, and chart the results to see your progress.

QuantiaCare for Diabetes (Free)

Not only does this Droid diabetes app let you track and analyze your blood glucose, exercise, insulin, weight, and nutrition, it also offers interactive diabetes education, a food list and adjustable serving sizes to help you customize your diet to your goals, locations of over 60,000 pharmacies and 800,000 clinicians, and the ability to let you fax or email your reports to your physician. This comprehensive diabetes app even has an exercise timer and BMI calculator.

Glucose Buddy (Free)

Glucose Buddy is diabetes app for iPhone that features a data storage utility to track glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities. This free diabetes app also has a companion feature to store all of your data on a free GlucoseBuddy.com online account. It also has a new Testing in Pairs tool, which helps you see how the things you do affect your blood glucose.

Diabetes Log (Free)

Another free diabetes app for iPhone, Diabetes Log tracks glucose readings, food intake, and medicine records. You can also view your records, based on parameters you choose, and export your records via email. Bonus: Diabetes Log is available in different languages.

There is no substitute for following a healthy vegan diet and regular exercise to manage diabetes, but these handy diabetes apps certainly make it easier for you to live a healthy lifestyle and take control of the disease.

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