DNZ Take Control Toolkit app

A toolkit of resources to support a healthy lifestyle for people living with diabetes. Topics include food and nutrition, physical activity and wellbeing.

DNZ Take Control Toolkit By Diabetes New Zealand
Features
  • Education and information
  • Videos of people’s experience of living with diabetes

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Privacy and security   Does the app:
  • collect medical information? No
  • require a login? No
  • have password protection? No
  • have a privacy policy? No
  • require internet access? No
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Cost Free

What does the app do?

This app is a collection of about 60 information resources to help you better manage their health. The resources are mainly aimed at people with diabetes but can be used by anyone. They cover health and wellbeing, food and nutrition and physical activity. Examples of resources include diabetes and depression, how to test your fitness, diabetes and physical activity, working off sugar and fat, and commercial break workout.

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PROS CONS 

✔ Comprehensive healthy lifestyle information for people with diabetes.   

✘ The app simply provides information in the form of PDFs. There are no other features such as blood glucose tracking, medication reminders, carbohydrate calculator, weight and BP tracker etc.

✘ There is some information missing such as insulin and carbohydrate counting.

✘ Reading some of the documents on a smaller mobile device can be challenging.   

Review details

  • April 2020 Version 2.5.4, Apple
  • July 2018: Version 2.5.4, Android

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Credits: Health Navigator Editorial Team. Last reviewed: 03 Apr 2020