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8 Apps to Ease Your Life

DBS Apps List

There are dozens of apps centered around managing your diabetes. We've chiseled that number down to eight. Click to see which apps are the most helpful!

Diagnosed at 43

Diagnosed at 43

"So at the age of 43, one night, I woke up very thirsty. I kept drinking water and having to urinate every 15 minutes...I woke up with severe leg cramps and blurred vision. The doc told me I had diabetes, my BG was 500, and that she thought I had type 2..."

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Applications make your life easier. In a matter of seconds, you can find the quickest route to a great restaurant, or vintage clothing store. You can find out which actor played Dracula in the 1931 movie. A laugh, or a smile, is a thumb tap away. Etc. It's no different when it comes to diabetes.


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