Reviewer Product Rating:

Cait Patterson reviews the MySugr Diabetes Companion app -- and she really likes it!

REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -

PROs:

  • "Diabetes Monster" provides a personal touch and makes it interactive
  • uses positive reinforcement through their point system to encourage behaviors such as BG checks, recording medication, exercise, etc.
  • can easily send reports to your endocrinologist or other HCP

 

CONs:

 

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  • currently does not sync with other diabetes care devices
  • upgrading beyond Basic to Pro version costs extra

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