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Exporting data from Freestyle Libre

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by ShelleyDubs, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. ShelleyDubs

    ShelleyDubs Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone guide me as to how to do this, if it’s even possible? Many thanks, all. Have a good day.
     
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    barrym LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Need a bit more info. Export from where? App, reader, libreview?

    What data? Everything ie every 10 minute reading, scans including your input.
     
  3. Rokaab

    Rokaab Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If you use the reader (rather than or as well a phone) the Freestyle Libre PC software can do it - the software is downloadable somewhere on the Freestyle Libre website (can remember exactly where though).
    If you have the software already installed, plug in your Libre (via USB cable), run the software, and its one of the options on the File menu:
    upload_2019-10-22_6-49-36.png
    Its exports it in csv format,for the last 3 months - as that's all that is held on the reader.

    If you use your phone, obviously you can use LibreView to view the data online, but don't know if it can be exported in any useful format.
     
  4. barrym

    barrym LADA · Well-Known Member

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    For my info does the export from the desktop output every 10 min readings or just scans? The latter is all you get from libreview.

    To export from the phone you have to get s bit techy. Use android ADB backup to get hold of the file, a bit of fiddling, then open the mysql database with an appropriate tool. The details have been posted here previously.

    An alternative is to have s diasend account which can grab the data itself, then export all the cgm data from there.
     
  5. Rokaab

    Rokaab Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I shows all of its readings as well - ie every 15 mins eg.
    16143047312804348174 2019/09/11 01:32 0 4.4
    16143047312804348189 2019/09/11 01:47 0 4.5
    16143047312804348204 2019/09/11 02:02 0 4.4
    16143047312804348219 2019/09/11 02:17 0 4.5
    16143047312804348234 2019/09/11 02:32 0 4.6
    16143047312804348249 2019/09/11 02:47 0 4.3
    16143047312804348264 2019/09/11 03:02 0 4.1
    16143047312804348279 2019/09/11 03:17 0 4.1
    16143047312804348294 2019/09/11 03:32 0 4.1
    16143047312804348309 2019/09/11 03:47 0 4.0
    16143047312804348324 2019/09/11 04:02 0 4.0
    16143047312804348339 2019/09/11 04:17 0 3.9
    16143047312804348354 2019/09/11 04:32 0 3.8
    16143047312804348369 2019/09/11 04:47 0 3.6

    The columns that it exports are:
    ID Time Record Type Historic Glucose (mmol/L) Scan Glucose (mmol/L) Non-numeric Rapid-Acting Insulin Rapid-Acting Insulin (units) Non-numeric Food Carbohydrates (grams) Non-numeric Long-Acting Insulin Long-Acting Insulin (units) Notes Strip Glucose (mmol/L) Ketone (mmol/L) Meal Insulin (units) Correction Insulin (units) User Change Insulin (units) Previous Time Updated Time

    Obviously I've only included the first few columns for my numbers.
    Edit: yes it's in tab delimited format so doesn't copy and paste that well ...
     
    #5 Rokaab, Oct 22, 2019 at 9:20 AM
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2019
  6. barrym

    barrym LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info.
     
  7. ShelleyDubs

    ShelleyDubs Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your replies. I meant to say export from my iPhone scans of the libre sensor. I’ve now looked at the libreview and I’ll use that. I just wanted more detailed numbers on the daily graph. Thanks again all.
     
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    CliveT1 · Member

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    Hi...unfortunately Abbott do not make it easy, which is a shame with a ton of data available. I have to submit regular medical reports for work.

    In the app, go to the menu, select the report you want to down load, e.g. Daily patterns over 7 days. You can then extract in a number of ways. Select the data button and it’ll give you a few options. For example, email. All it effectively does is take a screen shot and attaches it to the email though, which you could simply screen shot to save an image anyway. I paste these images onto a document to save records for my medical examiner.

    I’d prefer more relevant data and the ability to look at more detailed graphs though. For example, the detail and helpful reporting is great on mySugr, but that uses finger prick data from a connectable meter, not a libre.

    I hope abbot will update the app one to allow this, after all there 24/7 data available. I can’t get on with libre view.
     
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  9. barrym

    barrym LADA · Well-Known Member

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    You might want to look at diasend. Lots of NHS health professionals use it. You just give diasend your libre account details and it does the rest. It's a bit plain in its presentation but has a lot of relevant info.

    My HCP consultant certainly has a good grasp of my misdemeanors with a momentary glance.

    HTH
     
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  10. ShelleyDubs

    ShelleyDubs Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for this, Clive. I hope so too; I don’t get why it has to be so complicated when our lives are already complicated by diabetes! Ah well, we soldier on, triumphant!
     
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    ShelleyDubs Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks barrym. I love the fact you have misdemeanours! Appreciate the advice, very much.
     
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