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Miao miao question

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Mad76, Sep 9, 2019.

  1. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all
    Got my miao miao innthe post today. Very excited to start with it. Hopefully link to glimp.
    Couple of questions

    1. How does it attach to the sensor ??

    2. How do u set up with alarms for low sugar ??

    Thanks !
     
  2. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ignore first question, I've seen a video of how to attach it. All done, and working

    However

    No idea how to set the alarms for low and high readings. Would be really grateful if anyone can help.
    I'm connected on glimp on a samsung s10plus

    Tia
     
  3. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Mad76 you will love the MM. I have not got the foggiest with Glimp as I use Xdrip+, so I will tag @helensaramay who uses Glimp and should be more useful
     
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    Kim Possible Type 1 · Expert

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    Thanks for the tag @porl69
    Unfortunately, my view of MM and alerts is as murky as your view of Glimp.
    I only swipe with Glimp.
    Sorry @Mad76

    Edit: Tagging @Scott-C. I know he is a Spike-r/Spike-e now but he may have been a Glimp-er/Glimp-ee in the past?
     
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    Last edited: Sep 10, 2019
  5. Scott-C

    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Cheers for the tag, @helensaramay .

    Hi, @Mad76 , sorry, I've not used glimp.

    The only thing I can see in its manual is an option to switch on a "beep" when bg goes out of range, but I'm not sure how up to date that manual is, so there may be more options tucked away in the app.

    Looks like the path is Optiins/Glucose/Beep

    Not too sure whether it's a single beep, which wouldn't be much use if you're sleeping, or whether it continually beeps till you switch it off.


    If this is all that glimp has in the way of hypo alerts, it seems quite primitive compared to xDrip+, which has stacks of alert features.

    Here's a link to the glimp manual:

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sou...FjAEegQIARAB&usg=AOvVaw3ReG0jRiWW2D9i0Zf7fPsp

    And pic of the screen to look for:

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  6. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys for the reply
    So, I'm thinking to leave glimp
    And download xdrip+

    What do u guys think??
    Im.not great with technology
    All I'm after is

    1.A line graph showing bg levels
    2.Ability to calibrate with blood readings from finger prick because libre is not that accurate with me
    3.Alarm for low glucose.

    And ease of use as I'm not great with these things

    What do u think ???
     
  7. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks in advance, I've tried to tag you both. No idea if I've done that right!
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Mad76 Xdrip+ is really easy to use you can find it here
    You get a line graph and the ability to calibrate it and alarms for lows and highs
     
  10. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @porl69
    That link isnt working for me, sorry any chance of you reposting ?
    Thanks
     
  11. Scott-C

    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, @Mad76 , @porl69 ,s link works ok on my phone.

    Here it is in full in case there's some sort of phone glitch:

    https://github.com/NightscoutFoundation/xDrip/releases

    It should open at the page in the puc below, you would then click "Assets" and download and install the apk file.

    Another option is to go this page and click the "Download latest APK" link.

    https://jamorham.github.io/

    If you can get xDrip+ installed, I'd close and uninstall glimp - MM can get confused if there's more than one cgm app on the phone fighting for its attention. I'd maybe also get rid of librelink too, if you have it.

    If/when you get xDrip+ installed, you then do this:

    Put MM on top of the sensor.

    Open the main menu in xdrip, the three vertical lines hamburger menu at top left, then select Settings, then Hardware Data Source, and choose the option Libre Bluetooth. That tells it to look for MM.

    Then go back to the main menu, and this time select Bluetooth Scan, then Refresh. That should bring up the name of your MM. It's so long since I set mines up, I'm forgetting the details, but I think you may have to tap the name.

    Then just sit back and wait a while, 5, 10 mins until it gets a reading or two, and it'll then ask you to enter a bg reading as a calibration to get it going.

    Another way is to long press the xdrip blood drop icon, a screen comes which has an option to switch on the Source Wizard Button. Select that then click the SWB, and it takes you through the steps above.

    All this stuff just really needs to be done once - you don't need to repeat it when you change sensors in the future.

    Good luck!

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  12. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much !!
     
  13. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @Scott-C and for a very good explanation to @Mad76 on how to install etc
     
  14. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, great instructions.
    It does look quite complicated to me, but I am quite rubbish at technology. I do think.ill give it a go though.
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Any problems, just post it up and someone will be along to try and help out
     
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