Digital Applications

Categories:

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bant

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

  • Link to meter
    Accu-Chek®, Contour® next ONE
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Developed in Canada. Available in English and French. Appreciated by patients.

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Contour Diabetes

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

  • Link to meter
    Contour® next ONE
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
    (photo of meal)
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
    Hyperglycaemia / hypoglycaemia trends
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Patients like to take pictures of their meals and then observe blood sugar trends. User friendly. Nice colors.

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mySugr

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

  • Link to meter
    Accu-Chek® Guide
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
    (photo of meal)
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
    Setting goals
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Ideal for motivating patients and keeping them on track. Fun and friendly. Free access to mySugr Pro when importing values from the Accu-Chek® Guide meter.

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OneTouch Reveal

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

  • Link to meter
    OneTouch Verio Flex®, OneTouch Verio Reflect®MC
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
    Food database
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator
    This feature is only available on the Verio Reflect®

Comments: Free bolus calculator and free food database. Adjustment of the parameters in the bolus calculator and possibility to give the patient access or not to the modification of the parameters. Possibility to manually record blood glucose levels.

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Glucose Buddy

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: -

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Diabetes:M

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

  • Link to meter *
    * The paid version allows you to link
    the application to any reader/device.
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Highly appreciated by health-care professionals. Extensive clinical experience.

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Diabetes Pal

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free

Comments: -

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Dexcom CLARITY

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

  • Link to meter
    Dexcom®
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Possibility to receive SMS messages of information and encouragement.

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Dexcom G6

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free*

  • Link to meter*
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments:Detection of hypoglycemia / hyperglycemia via alarms. Trend arrows. Ability to share reports in the cloud. (not compatible with all phones).

*Free with the purchase of sensors.

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Dexcom Follow

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring*

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

Comments: Monitor blood glucose levels, trends and data for your spouse, child, grandparents or other relatives. Customizable alarms and notifications will alert you to falling or rising blood glucose levels so you can respond quickly.

*To be used in conjunction with the Dexcom G5/G6 application.

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Dexcom Follow

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring*

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

Comments: Monitor blood glucose levels, trends and data for your spouse, child, grandparents or other relatives. Customizable alarms and notifications will alert you to falling or rising blood glucose levels so you can respond quickly.

*To be used in conjunction with the Dexcom G5/G6 application.

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Glooko

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

Comments: -

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diasend

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

Comments: -

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FreeStyle LibreLink

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free*

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LibreLinkUp

Category:
Blood glucose monitoring*

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

Comments: Free mobile application allowing you to receive blood glucose values from family and friends when they scan their FreeStyle Free sensor with their Freestyle LibreLink application. Each scan is automatically sent to the LibreLinkUp application on your phone as a notification. You can remotely monitor blood glucose values and trends, keeping in touch with your loved ones to help them better manage their diabetes.

*To be used in conjunction with the LibreLink application.

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RapidCalc

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English

Cost:
$10.99

  • Link to meter
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Easy to use. Good algorithm to help with calculations. Manual entry of blood glucose levels. Records all insulin.

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GI Cho

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free

  • Link to meter
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Convivial. Use of colours to identify foods with a low glycemic index. Helps to avoid blood sugar spikes after meals.

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Fooducate

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: -

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Carbs and Cals

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English

Cost:
$6.99

  • Link to meter
  • Reminder alerts
  • Share results
  • Carb counting
  • Medication (insulin)
  • Information, feedback
  • Bolus calculator

Comments: Very useful application for the calculation of carbohydrates. The visual aspect makes the application very user-friendly.

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Lose It!

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: Popular. Many people use this application to manage their weight.

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MyFitnessPal

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: Popular. Many people use this application to manage their weight.

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CalorieKing

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: Reviewed by registered dietitians. Useful information when dining out.

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Lark Health

Category:
Mental Health

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: Artificial intelligence - health coach. Talks to you, motivates you and gives you feedback.

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Calm

Category:
Mental Health

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Subscription

Comments: Application of mindfulness meditation. Meditation has been shown to indirectly improve blood sugar control. Popular, relaxing and easy to use.

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Pleine Conscience

Category:
Mental Health

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: Application of mindfulness meditation. Meditation has been shown to indirectly improve blood sugar control. Popular, relaxing and easy to use.

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Breethe

Category:
Mental Health

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: -

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5 Minutes de Yoga

Category:
Mental Health

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: -

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Ozempic®

Category:
Others

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free

Comments: -

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Diabetes Canada

Category:
Others

Languages:
English

Cost:
Free

Comments: Canadian Practical Guidelines.

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Calorie Counter by FatSecret

Category:
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Languages:
English, French

Cost:
Free / In-App Purchases

Comments: Calorie Counter by FatSecret is the essential application to simply find nutritional information for the foods you eat and easily keep track of your meals, exercise and weight. FatSecret is free.