New apps share glucose levels. The FDA recently approved the first set of mobile medical apps that allow people with diabetes to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with other people in real time using iPhones or other Apple devices.

How it works: With Dexcom Share Direct Secondary Displays, a sensor is implanted beneath the skin and glucose levels in the fluid around cells are tracked. An alert is sent when levels are dangerously high or low.

Helpful: CGM data can be shared with up to five people, such as family members, caregivers and doctors.

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