In the year 2005 I stopped to manage my written diabetes diary. It all seemed a burden to me and the benefits for my glycemic control seemed so little. I looked for solutions to manage my diary online with my mobile phone. But the solutions I found wanted me to reveal my identity. Luckily I met the right people at the institute for diabetes research and we developed our own solution called Glucosurfer.org that is usable in full anonymity, free of charge and financed by donations.
Everyone who is curious what this system can do for you is invited to take a look at my personal diabetes diary that I am managing daily (use the mouse to drag the diagrams):
I have created the group Glucosurfer.org users and I am looking forward to read your constructive feedback or questions there.
In some phases of our lifes we will struggle with our diabetes. Here the community with all its experienced diabetics can offer its helping hand. Even if you are not using Glucosurfer regularly you can use it for times of crisis. Just log your values for one or two weeks and share your Glucosurfer log with the community. I am sure you will get the support and encouragement to address your problems.
Users of Medtronic or AccuCheck pumps can now upload their pump files to Glucosurfer.org. This is very convenient since these pump models are acting as digital diaries.
We extended our import filter to support the XML files of the Dexcom 7 CGMS.
Now we can import the data files of the OmniPod via Abbott CoPilot and the Animas Ping via its management software. Many thanks to those members of TuDiabetes who donated their data files to make this happen.
Our first App for Windows Phone 7 has been published in the marketplace. The trial version will allow the full management of your Glucourfer diary. If you are willing to support our project by purchasing the App you will have access to the estimated Insulin on Board (IOB) and more diagrams. You can click on the Link below to be redirected to the Zune Store:
The triple is complete! Our first App for the iPhone and iPod been published in the App Store. We are very late with this release thus we decided to just take the lowest price possible. You can click on the Link below to be redirected to the App Store:
Greetings from Germany,
Holger and the team of Glucosurfer.org
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For our new German members here I created a list of German terms and their English translation. Please feel free to add terms you are missing:
German: für unsere neuen Mitglieder aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum eine Auflistung der wichtigsten deutschen Begriffe zum Thema Diabetes. Bitte gebt mir Rückmeldung, falls ich etwas vergessen haben sollte:
Aktives Insulin = Insulin on Board = IOB
Albuminurie = proteinuria
Analoginsulin = analog insulin