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Fri Jan 17 09:48:41 UTC 2014

Looking for an IOS app free in US to track my Bolus and carb. Counts. Any suggestions . Please advise. Not been able to find anywhere.
Asked By: coco985  

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My doctors have put me on a 6 week trial of prednisone to ( try and battle) my insulin Antiboties. On an Omni Pod Tubeless Pump and love every second of it. To download and futher information to my doctors at EVMS hoping someone my have some news on apps for this .
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2014-02-02 17:03:58.0


Thanks for asking dLife.

More and more people with diabetes are using technology to control their blood glucose levels. Some mobile apps enable you to set your carbohydrate budget and track your daily nutrition intake of the food, carbs, fiber, fat etc, and also track quantity of water intake, readings of your glucose, A1C, blood pressure, heart rate, weight, exercise, medications and insulin. Some even allow you to share readings with your doctors in form of CSV, HTML or PDF by email.

Calorie and carbohydrate trackers are usually free. Unfortunately, there is a charge for apps that include a more comprehensive range of features. Depending on how often it is utilized, the one-time charge may be a reasonable investment in your health.

New apps are constantly emerging. Perhaps we can all keep a look-out for apps that meet your criteria and share our resources with dLife readers.

Check out dLife Mobile App – Diabetes Companion.

Take care.

Answered By: Liz Quintana
Accreditations: EdD, RD, LD, CDE
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