Have you recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and feeling overwhelmed, confused, or uncertain about what to do next? Or, are you already living with type 2 diabetes and looking for a way to track your progress and make healthier decisions throughout your day? Taking an active role in managing your disease can put you on the road to better health. Vree for Diabetes provides you with helpful tools in one easy-to-access location. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for many years, Vree for Diabetes can be your portable resource for just-in-time information and health monitoring. Changing behavior is not always easy. Vree for Diabetes provides practical guidance and easy-to-use tools to enable you to start making important changes. Youll learn why the benefits of managing your diabetes outweigh the barriers and help develop confidence in your ability to make healthy, lasting changes. To manage your type 2 diabetes, you may have been told by your health care professionals that you need to lower your blood glucose (sugar), blood pressure, and/or cholesterol levels through healthy, balanced meals; exercise; and, possibly, medication. You may also need to lose some weight. Vree for Diabetes provides a comprehensive suite of integrated tools coupled with sophisticated tracking capabilities to help you work with your health care professionals to manage your diabetes. FEATURES of Vree for Diabetes include: Diabetes Education Understand type 2 diabetes and the steps you can take to manage it through a series of comprehensive, interactive lessons. Topics include blood glucose monitoring, healthy eating, weight loss, and exercise. Blood Glucose Tracking Receive reminders for checking your blood glucose levels as well as reports on your progress. Nutrition Tracking Make informed meal choices and count calories and carbohydrates with confidence. Vree for Diabetes calculates the nutritional information for any food item that you select. The optional meal reminder prompts you to eat your meals at regular times and records when and which foods you eat. You can work with your health care professionals to set daily caloric intake goals and monitor your progress at each meal to stay on track. Activity Tracking Record your physical activity and consider some simple ways that you can become more active. Set reminders and track your progress! Medication Tracking Identify the medications you are taking, set reminders, and record when you take your medications. Progress Charts Easily track and evaluate your progress. Review the reports with your health care professionals to determine how to best manage your type 2 diabetes over time. Blood Pressure Tracking Receive reminders to check your blood pressure and keep track of your progress. PRIVACY: Vree for Diabetes may be used without entering any information that directly identifies you. Information that you record in your Tracker is stored on your iPhone/iPod. If you choose to record your full name or other information that directly identifies you, we recommend that you use the Passcode Lock, which is available under the Settings function on your iPhone, to protect your personal information. Merck & Co., Inc. does not collect personal information about you when you use Vree for Diabetes. For more information about our privacy practices, please see our privacy commitment at http://www.merck.com/policy/commitment/home.html as well as the application License Agreement/Terms and Conditions.