Gadgets and Apps that help you Manage Diabetes at Home

By:Himanshu Sharma, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Apr 01, 2014

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Self-monitoring of blood glucose has become an important component of modern therapy for diabetes. There have been developments in technological sphere for patients to control of their diabetes.
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    Technology for Diabetes Care

    India has become world's capital of diabetes. The disease comes in many forms and affects people of all ages. Self-monitoring of blood glucose has become an important component of modern therapy for diabetes. There have been developments in technological sphere for patients to control of their diabetes. (Image source:Getty)

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    Remote Glucose Monitor

    The remote glucose monitor is developed for diabetes patients who wear a wireless skin sensor for continuous glucose monitoring. The device receives wireless signals from the skin sensor and displays glucose levels on its screen. (Image source:Getty)

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    iPhone/iPad Glucose Meter

    If you own an iPhone or iPad, here is one glucose meter for you. The glucose meter is attached directly to the Apple device and lets you track, and share glucose levels and trends. (Image source:Getty)

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    Insulin Pumps with CGM

    Now, you can avail insulin pumps integrated with continuous glucose monitoring. This gadget has small monitor that sticks like a patch on the skin and wirelessly transmit blood glucose data to an insulin pump. (Image source:Getty)

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    Diabetes Wrist Watch

    Now, there are healthy timepieces that enable you to monitor glucose levels. Diabetes watch is great for anyone who wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle and help prevent diseases. The watch empowers you to actively participate in diabetes self-management and keep glucose levels in control. (Image source:Getty)

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    Cellular-Enabled Blood Glucose Meter

    There are wireless glucose meters that upload blood glucose results online through cellular networks, and you don’t have the hassle to send your blood glucose readings to the healthcare provider. (Image source:Getty)

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    Android Apps

    There are several diabetes management applications based on android operating system. These applications provide self-assessment, including symptoms, diabetes diet, fitness plan, management and diabetes-related questions. (Image source:Getty)

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    iPhone Apps

    iPhone apps can help you keep track of your blood sugar levels. The diabetes applications for iPhone record your numbers by syncing straight to your glucose meter.  Moreover, there are apps that connect you with an entire network of others with the same condition. (Image source:Getty)

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