Diabetes Online Resources

Sep 25, 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 comments

Below are some apps for Android and/or iPhone as well as some online resources that you may find helpful for weight loss, tracking blood sugars, meal planning and more. These are just a few of the wide selection available, please share if you know any other great ones and we’ll add them to our list!

Apps for Weight Management

Lose it!

  • Free weight loss app for iPhone or Android
  • Enter or scan in the foods you eat to keep track of them


  • Free weight loss app for iPhone or Android
  • Also available online through a laptop or tablet


  • For iPhone or Android
  • App for learning about foods, and what is in your foods
  • Looks “beyond the calories” and gives foods an “A to F” grading based off of many factors such as food additives as well as nutritional profiles

Calorie King

  • Computer or Tablet
  • Restaurant guide with estimated calories and nutrition information for popular items, can also be used to look up nutrition fact on many foods


  • Government’s website with dietary recommendations and guides to follow.


Apps for Recording blood Sugars


  • iPhone or Android, $59.95 per year
  • Can sync some glucometers to the app, or just use to record glucose, visit https://www.glooko.com/compatibility/ to see if your glucometer is compatible
  • Also can record lifestyle context such as diet and exercise

Glucose Buddy

  • Android or iPhone
  • Notifications and reminders for taking and recording blood sugars
  • Track blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, carbs and more

Diabetes App

  • iPhone only
  • Track blood sugar, blood pressure, water intake and more

OnTrack Diabetes

  • Android only
  • Medication reminders as well as recording blood glucose

Apps for Meal Planning

Diabetes Recipes Free

  • Android market only
  • List of recipe ideas

University of Illinois Recipes for Diabetes

  • Recipes with Carb counts and nutrition facts


  • Android and iPhone as well as desktop friendly
  • Meal planning service, low monthly fee $5-7/month
  • Various options including diabetic, low carb, portion control, Mediterranean, and gluten free.
  • Weekly shopping lists and menus