Author: Kathy Nieder, MD
MyFitnessPal is one of the most popular calorie counting apps in the app store. It is linked to the MyFitnessPal website with more resources there.
Patient Centric App Review Series App Reviewed: My Pill — Birth Control Reminder v2.3 Last Updated: June 29, 2012 Compatibility: iPhone, iPad Requires: OS 4.0 Reviewed on: iPad Goals of app review: * Is this app capably designed to remind women to take their oral contraceptive daily (or use it for other birth control method […]
Ultraviolet is a simple and visually appealing app using GPS to locate and recommend sun protection based on the UV Index of the user’s location.
Cardiograph is a app designed to monitor and track heart rate using the iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones.
This app is designed to help pregnant and lactating women evaluate the safety of medications based on evidence.
IBS Symptom Tracker was designed for patients wanting to self-track their bowel habits to better understand their Irritable Bowel Syndrome patterns
UMassSkinCheck is an app designed to educate users about skin cancer and provide documentation of abnormal skin lesions that could be melanoma precursors
Review of OATBook app, which is good for select, motivated patients who want to self-monitor their warfarin therapy.
BRCAmanager calculates breast cancer risk, gives instructions on self-breast exam and offers the opportunity to engage with other users in a community.
QuitSmoking is a step-by-step program based on research in the study of smoking cessation to assist smokers using evidence-based material to stop.
AsthmaMD is a well-designed app for asthmatic patients to track their symptoms and peak flow measurements for better control of asthma symptoms.