BE­FORE YOU DOWN­LOAD THAT DI­A­BETES APP

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Find out where it was de­vel­oped. Reg­u­la­tions vary, so skip apps not cre­ated in the U.S. or by a rep­utable com­pany. Be wary if it gives di­ag­noses or med­i­cal ad­vice. Apps that cal­cu­late in­sulin doses or med­i­ca­tion re­quire FDA ap­proval—and a pre­scrip­tion. Check your phone’s pri­vacy set­tings and turn off ac­cess to apps that aren’t nec­es­sary for the app to do its job.

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