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Using Freestyle Libre To See How Stress Effects My Blood Glucose Levels

August 5, 2018

Justin Lawler, the organizer of Quantified Self Dublin, has been doing some interesting self-studies about how various changes in his life affect his blood glucose levels. Blood glucose is typically tracked as part of diabetes care, and there are some excellent emerging tools for convenient tracking without doing finger stick tests. (Although these systems are…

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Visualizing Blood Glucose

November 8, 2015

A panel discussion on Data Visualization and Meaning with Joel Goldsmith (Abbott Diabetes Care), Jana Beck (Tidepool), Doug Kanter (Databetes), and Stefanie Rondags (diabetes coach and blogger) hosted at the 2015 Quantified Self Europe Conference in Amsterdam, delves into role of visualization and the data derived from self-monitoring and experimentation in advancing diabetes care.

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Bob Troia: Understanding My Blood Glucose

June 3, 2014

Bob Troia was interested in his blood glucose. While he’s not a diabetic and he’s not out of range, he wanted to see if he could lower his fasting glucose levels. He started a long-term tracking experiment where he tested his blood glucose and began to explore the effects of supplementation and lifestyle factors. In…

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Jana Beck on Visualizing Her Diabetes Data

February 3, 2014

As you may know, we get excited when someone in our community uses interesting data visualizations to help tell their self-tracking story. Jana Beck is no exception. As a woman living with Type 1 diabetes she’s constantly learning how to better understand what her Dexcom data is telling her. In this talk, Jana follows up…

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Numbers From Around the Web: Round 8

May 24, 2012

If you have diabetes, or know someone who does, you’ve probably encountered a blood glucose monitor. Like many medical devices, design and data visualization are usually an afterthought. While there are many new exciting products coming to market like the iBGStar designed by Agamatrix, there are individuals who want to learn more than just their…