A doctor examines an older woman’s inflamed hand
Various diseases


The RheumaBuddy app helps people with inflammatory rheumatic diseases to track their symptoms.

RheumaBuddy in purple lettering in a white circle against a purple background The app offers numerous functions for tracking the course of the disease, such as a rheumatism diary for recording and evaluating mood and pain, stiffness and tiredness levels. There is also a pain map for keeping track of joint pain. Using the historical graph, you can follow the development of your symptoms and analyse correlations. In the buddy community, users have the option to chat to other affected people, either anonymously or with a personal profile. In addition, the guidelines provided help users to prepare effectively for their medical consultations.

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Further descriptions

  • Available languages
    • German
    • French
    • Italian
    • English

    Other languages available

  • Developer
    Daman P/S
    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Costs and features

    Costs for the basic version*:

    • CHF 0.00

    Contents of the basic version:

    • Record and rate your mood and pain, tiredness and stiffness levels in the rheumatism diary. 
    • Enter joint pain on the pain map.
    • Track your symptoms over recent months with the historical graph and understand correlations.
    • Chat to other affected people in the buddy community.
    • Prepare for and keep a record of medical consultations with the help of the guidelines provided.

    Costs for the premium version*:

    • No paid version available.

    *The costs for the apps are regularly checked and updated. However, changes may occur at short notice.

  • Data protection
    • EU data protection law
    • Health data is stored on your smartphone and transmitted to an external storage location (generally on the cloud) in encrypted form.
    • Health data is only forwarded to third parties with the data owner’s explicit consent.
    • The health data is anonymised or deleted if a user has been inactive for 24 months.
  • Exchange of data with other apps
    Yes (Apple Health, Google Fit)

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