The Apple Watch and its operating system iOS 8 holds great promise for people with diabetes when it and the iPhone finally connect wearers to Apple’s Health software. With Android options also rapidly developing, these advances hold great potential for easy passage of diabetes data between devices so it can benefit people with diabetes and their health care providers. The question we really want answered is when will the meter, pump and CGM talk to each other?
Who does your diabetes data belong to? You - obviously. You're the one who created it and needs it for diabetes management. Your glucose readings, your insulin doses, your carbs and meals consumed, your exercise events, your stress levels, your devices. How can you take charge of your data and benefit from it?
Good news for all the Medtronic pump users on the Mac. On April 4, 2011, CareLink Personal was updated to be compatible with Mac computers running 10.5 or 10.6 operating systems. The CareLink 5.4 software works with more than 35 blood-glucose meters.One less hurdle to jump.
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Advancements in technology will continue to help us improve our monitoring and control of diabetes. Diabetes software continues to get better and better and incorporate these advancements, such as the smartphone market. We have listed a number of diabetes related software programs below, including smartphones, desktop and online software. If you know of any other useful software for people with diabtes, please contact us.
Diabetes care has improved with many of the technological advances in the field. From improvements in insulin pumps and infusion sets to the implementation of continuous glucose monitors, technology is helping deal with diabetes easier than ever before. More technology companies are getting involved in diabetes everyday. In this section, you will find information on: