My Diabetes Journey app

My Diabetes Journey app

  • An app by Diabetes New Zealand for people living with diabetes who want to stay in control of their condition.
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My Diabetes Journey app
By Diabetes New Zealand


  • Food, exercise and wellbeing diary.
  • Goal setting.
  • Calculator or counter.
  • Tracking.
  • Reminders.
Country of origin New Zealand
Clinical review 

4 star review

Read a clinical review below.

Security and privacy Does the app:
  • Collect medical information? Yes
  • Require a login? Yes
  • Have password protection? Yes
  • Have a privacy policy? Yes
  • Require internet access to use? Yes

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Cost Free
Advertisements This app contains no ads.
How to get the app

My Diabetes Journey app is for people with diabetes who want to stay in control of their condition, by way of recording an exercise and food diary and monitoring changes to their health and wellbeing. The app has a variety of features and comprehensive resources to gain a better understanding of diabetes and follow useful nutrition, exercise and wellness tips.

  • Goal setting provides space to include daily movement goals.
  • Food diary includes space to list foods eaten at each meal time, snacks and beverages. There is also information about different food types and examples of serving sizes. There are recipe and meal ideas, and nutrition tips.
  • Exercise diary has goals and reminders. There are tips and inspiration to get moving and at-home workout ideas, alongside a walking plan.
  • Wellbeing diary has a tick-box for how you are feeling each day, and a gratitude journal. There are tips for wellbeing, information about diabetes, depression and sleep, and some information about diabetes distress.

For the complete app description, go to the app website(external link), Google Play(external link), App Store(external link) or, for a more detailed review, see reviews below.


A good way to keep track of nutrition, exercise and wellbeing.

There are no graphs to show changes over time.

Information can't be exported or shared.

Clinical review

4 star review

: Angela Lambie, Pharmacist, Te Whatu Ora, Waitemata
Date of review: September 2022
Platform: Apple
Version: 1.1.8
Comments: My Diabetes Journey app is especially helpful for people with diabetes who are interested in monitoring their exercise and their food intake, alongside their wellbeing and health. The app helps you to keep track of your exercise, food eaten, how you are feeling and changes to your health. There are resources included, and recipes, alongside nutritional information and tips. There are exercise and food shopping tips, and resources for wellbeing.
Safety concerns: None.
New Zealand relevance: Yes, relevant to a New Zealand audience.

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.

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