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Test monitoring templates

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by Bigonabianchi, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. Bigonabianchi

    Bigonabianchi · Member

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    Just been googling for templates to monitor test results , loads out there but haven’t seen one with enough space for comments/notes.

    I may end up just doing my own but thought I’d ask in case it highlights better options .

    If there is already a thread on this my apologies.

    Big thanks :)
     
  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I just use a spreadsheet .. room for any and everything plus it does sums too!
     
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  3. EllieM

    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    A lot of meters have phone apps that let you upload your bg results, and then add comments on carb quantities and exercise. But as @bulkbiker said, if you want maximum flexibility, just go for a spreadsheet.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Here’s another fan of spreadsheets! You can customise it to fit all your requirements.
     
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    Bittern Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Spreadsheet every time, infinitely adaptable.
     
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    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    I started this way but it was too much effort…. So now just use apps for my meter(s) and my memory

    My care team never really cared about data I presented more cared about what I said and my results
     
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  7. Bigonabianchi

    Bigonabianchi · Member

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    I see this more for my own understanding of the impact of my lifestyle on the condition and how changes I make affect it . I’m hoping it will give me some structure and basis to ‘control’ it and by doing so reduce the worry .
     
  8. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    Then a spread sheet will probably be good

    I have a really good memory so have never had to write it down as I remember what different things did and how I treated it
     
  9. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The Contour Next meter app has an area for putting notes in amongst it other daily functions.
     
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