The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:Habits is an easy and effective coaching and tracking program designed for those who are:
1. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
2. Starting insulin treatment
It is never too late to start taking control of your diabetes. Track your blood sugar, HbA1C, weight, food, and get Personalized Coaching from a certified diabetes coach.
Habits helps you achieve moderate weight loss and lifestyle changes to prevent and delay diabetes development. Backed by the landmark study Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), it is proven that a 7% weight loss with moderate exercise regime can get your diabetes symptoms under control.
No complicated tracking and lingos, Habits focuses on the simple tracking and personalized coaching.
Receive daily tips and messages, tutorial, quizzes and gentle nudges.
Chat with your coach at anytime and receive answers (usually within hours).
Share your medical reports with your doctor.
More than just a diabetes tracker or a logbook, Habits is based on the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) by National Institutes of Health (NIH). Thousands of diabetes patients had successfully taken control of their diabetes through weight loss and lifestyle changes. Designed by a team of scientists, nutritionists, and engineers from MIT and Harvard.
***PERSONAL CERTIFIED DIABETES COACH***
Ask questions and receive answers from certified coach and nutritionist.
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for social networking services|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Create accounts and set passwords||Can use user's account authentication information (like password) or create new accounts||Internal|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|Retrieve running apps||Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Add or remove accounts||Can manage user's accounts on the phone||Internal|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
|Reroute outgoing calls||Allows an application to see the number being dialed during an outgoing call with the option to redirect the call to a different number or abort the call altogether.||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Draw over other apps||Can create alerts on other apps or parts of the user interface||Not analyzed yet|
|Use accounts on the device||Allows the app to request authentication tokens.||Not analyzed yet|
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