Diabetes type 2 apps

Apps for people living with type 2 diabetes

Diabetes type 2 apps

  • There are a variety of apps for people living with type 2 diabetes.
  • They can help you learn about your condition and monitor and keep track of your blood glucose levels.
  • Learn more about type 2 diabetes apps.


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Type 2 diabetes (mate huka momo tuarua) is a condition where your body can't control its blood glucose (a type of sugar) levels properly. This can lead to a wide range of health problems if not treated. Read more about type 2 diabetes.

There are a variety of apps for people living with type 2 diabetes.

  • Monitoring and tracking apps have features that enable you to record your blood glucose levels, food, medicines and physical activity. By looking for patterns or trends in your results and discussing them with your healthcare team, you can learn how to make changes to your diabetes management plan and better manage your diabetes.
  • Education and information apps to learn about diabetes.

Here are a few type 2 diabetes apps reviewed by Healthify

Monitoring and tracking apps


Clinical review


Clinical review

Glucose Buddy

Clinical review

Blood Glucose Tracker

Clinical review

Education and information apps

My Diabetes Journey

Clinical review

Other apps you may find useful


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Disclaimer: The NZ Health App Library is a free consumer service to help you decide whether a health app would be suitable for you. Our review process is independent. We have no relationship with the app developers or companies and no responsibility for the service they provide. This means that if you have an issue with one of the apps we have reviewed, you will need to contact the app developer or company directly.

Credits: Healthify editorial team. Healthify is brought to you by Health Navigator Charitable Trust.