Disease related recommended apps


Disease related recommended apps for Apple and Android

  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (For patients and Health Care Providers)
  2. Diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes (For patients and Health Care Providers)
  3. Kidney disease (For Health Care Providers)
1Monash university app for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

App background:

  • The app has been downloaded in over 100 countries worldwide.
  • It has reached number 1 in the medical category in over 50 countries.

Foods are listed in the application using a traffic light system and according to serving sizes. Red foods are high in FODMAPs and should be avoided, orange foods are moderate in FODMAPs and may be tolerated by some people while green foods are low in FODMAPs and are safe for consumption. The specific food serving sizes in the application is particularly helpful in taking the guess work out of how much food can be safely consumed.
The app also contains other information about IBS as well as recipes and meal ideas to help IBS patients interpret and follow the diet.

With the Monash University FODMAP app, you’ll be able to:

  • Find Low FODMAP certified products from major food brands
  • Discover what's available locally, and across the globe
  • Get regular updates from the Monash FODMAP team
  • Prepare certified low FODMAP meals and snacks

Use the FODMAP App to:

  • Access a library of low FODMAP recipes of meals and snacks
  • Create a shopping list to take with you to the grocery store
  • Check unfamiliar foods to see their FODMAP levels

Use this link to buy the app today:

2Diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes

What the app offers:

  • Home page features an attractive desktop design for quick and easy navigation.
  • Allows for customization based on a number of factors including the user's height, weight, age, gender and type of diabetes and blood glucose monitor and insulin pump devices used
  • Provides a graphical depiction of blood glucose numbers with color-coded highs and lows. Graph options include blood glucose, carbohydrate intake and activity.
  • Has a simple and easy snapshot feature that allows the user to email a photo of their graphed glucose, carb and activity results
  • Upgrade available for blood pressure and weight monitoring
  • Push notifications available for reminders and alerts
  • Share information with family members / health care provider.
  • Support groups/ forum online
  • Compatible with multiple blood sugar test machines

You tube video for comprehensive explanation
To download today, use the links below:




3Kidney Disease: 2 Apps for Health Care Providers
  1. Pocket guide to nutrition assessment in the patient with CKD

This app from the National Kidney Foundation will support the 5th edition of the Pocket Guide to Nutrition Assessment of the Patient with Kidney Disease and provide concentrated information that clinicians use on a regular basis.
With shortcuts to calculations for commonly used formulas and easy-to-find CKD nutrition information, this app will help the user provide consistent, high-quality care for patients with kidney disease.

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KDIGO guidelines:


The KDIGO Guidelines for Kidney Disease app delivers clinical practice guidelines in nephrology to clinicians, healthcare professionals, patients, and care givers across the globe - for free.
KDIGO is the international non-profit foundation developing and implementing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease. The KDIGO Guidelines app provides users with every KDIGO clinical practice guideline published to date in a fully searchable format. The goal of this app and the mission of KDIGO is to help clinicians and patients make treatment choices directly at the point of care that will improve outcomes worldwide.

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