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  1. amy mercer
    amy mercer October 17, 2011 at 6:25 am | | Reply

    Very cool! Can’t wait to get my hands on these tools…as long as I have the $$$.

  2. Scott S
    Scott S October 17, 2011 at 8:52 am | | Reply

    The bigger issue is that iPhone represents an interesting platform, but one whose market share is falling fast. Google Android-powered smartphones accounted for more than 55% of all smartphone sales in Q2 2011 and that share is growing far more rapidly than Apple’s platform, no matter how beloved it may be for the individuals who are iPhone loyalists. For ANY tech firm to succeed, they had better have an Android app ready shortly after they launch, or they’ll be missing an opportunity that is growing fast.

  3. Dave Hennesey
    Dave Hennesey October 17, 2011 at 10:51 am | | Reply

    I agree with Scott. Please stop referring to this as a “Smart Phone” app when it is actually an “Iphone” app. I use a windows phone and couldn’t be happier.

  4. Ronnie Gregory
    Ronnie Gregory October 17, 2011 at 11:22 am | | Reply

    The simplicity would surely offer some attraction to the market intended (The T2 and Gestational) but without some basic fundamental features like charts and trends plus the 2 week historical data window, Leaves much to be desired. It is not that far of a leap from using the good ol paper and pen log book.
    I have to agree with Scott also, the android app market far supersedes the Iphone one and should not be ignored.

  5. tmana
    tmana October 17, 2011 at 12:16 pm | | Reply

    As a non-insulin-using Type 2, I want a program that will integrate the readings from my glucometer with those from my sphygmomanometer, scale, and thermometer along with a food journal to view the interactions between the whole lot. What this gives is less than what I get from downloading my meter to my PC using the manufacturer’s software

  6. Rub
    Rub November 8, 2011 at 9:03 am | | Reply

    Why can’t the Ibg star be put thru ????????????????

    this is so blah looking Hey wheres the I B STAR @?????????

    apple FREEEK rubout hehe!

  7. Anonymous
    Anonymous November 14, 2011 at 1:57 pm | | Reply

    If this is true:
    “This is essentially the technology that we developed, but they never did anything with it,”

    Isn’t Lifescan going to be mad you stole their intellectual property? Can you say “damages”

  8. Tiki
    Tiki December 24, 2011 at 5:37 pm | | Reply

    Thank you for the review. I saw a review from my fav gadget site and has been waiting for some feedback by someone for almost two months. I guess the price tag really is a turn off. However, what my biggest concern is, even if I pay for it, will they update this app and try to perfect it? Or let it slide and forgotten, since I haven not seen a large amount of reviews by consumers yet. I read a lot from people who were given a free cable, most, just explains and justify why they charge $40 for the cable. Which is fair. If they succeed than it will be a great purchase, if not, than its another cable… Like all the other cell phone chargers that’s sitting in a box.

    I h ave high hopes for this app. But the marketing is really lacking. Trials? Tests?

    I really do not enjoy most of the logging app that they have out there right now. It’s either complicated, lack of changeable information, or a really bad interface (unattractive and well, again complicated). I need the option of changing the name of the medication, since there’s tons out there. Novo rapid, levemir, victors, beyetta, – insulin to oral…. It’s just as complicated as some of the apps. Most of the other apps, where you can add foods, is by far the worst….. The lacking and confusing data base! I use other apps to help me count carbs… Namely fitness(bud). Simple and clear.

    I look forward to this app, but still have my doubts…. $40, is not a lot, since I bought a touch, phone, and a pad… Just for my diabetes, but is this really worth it?

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  11. Jeff Crandell
    Jeff Crandell May 23, 2013 at 5:24 pm | | Reply

    I have installed the glooko app on my
    I phone 4 but I can’t find a cable to
    Connect it to my Bayer contor USB
    Meter can I get a cable ?
    Let me know
    Thank you

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