When you’re balancing daily obligations, it can be difficult to manage your disease and remember to take your medication. Below are several apps, highly rated by a panel of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), that you may find helpful.
Dosecast (Free, $) – If you have trouble remembering to take your medication, set a reminder with Dosecast. Enter the name of your medication, the dose, and the frequency. Dosecast will alert you when it’s time. It will also let you know when you’re running low on your supply.
MyNetDiary (Free, $) – Keep track of your food and your activity, and then share the information with your doctor. MyNetDiary includes a food database of 690,000+ items, a food scanner, and motivational tips. It is also designed to help you create a balanced nutrition plan.
Toilet Finder (Free) – Wherever you are, you can easily locate the nearest public free bathrooms with their characteristic (disabled access, cleanliness, etc). Users help keep the worldwide database of over 150,000 restrooms up to date.
*Paid apps require purchase through the applicable app store. Prices may change without notice.
These applications are not intended to provide medical advice or treatment. If you need medical advice, please see your health care professional. Shire does not own or have any stake in the apps or their related icons/logos listed above. Shire does not control the content of the apps and is not responsible for any use or misuse of the apps.
Selected apps are based on past panel members' reviews. Any updates to the applications after panel review have not been considered.
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