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TidePool Blip software to combine all of your data into one program, CGM, Pump and meter. It works with the new Dexcom G5 but only from the receiver, not from the iPhone, https://blip.tidepool.org/

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 1975.
Manhattan, NY
It is much like DiaSend only the software seems both more colorful and robust. The separate BlipNotes app on the phone is great. It is web based so works on OSX as well. Only compatible with the Chrome web browser. Your healthcare provider can examine your data from their computer.

Our doctors seem so busy, how do we persuade them to use these types of programs? Does this one market or advertise to the MDs?

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1975.
Manhattan, NY
My nurse practitioner is really on top of software, she is using it and showed it to me. People actually approach her for suggestions on improving their software. She has moved out of state but I still see her every few months, she returns here. Now she can more easily view my data. I showed a print out if the software to my current Dr., he is the head of the department at Mt. Sinai, once he saw it, he got super excited about it. I think all large hospitals want to improve their software but they don't have the FB

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1975.
Manhattan, NY
The resources. I can't answer your question directly but they do have ways to contact them through the software should you try it. I would suggest printing some of the reports or, the one that combines pump and CGM, and show it to them. It will make their life easier. It is my understanding, although I did not here this directly from Blip, that they are also corporate funded. Pump and CGM companies want better software as well (my nurse has issues with Dexcom Clarity and Tandem and

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1975.
Manhattan, NY
Medtronic.) DiaSend was really promising but this looks even better. I would think once the word gets out, more and more people will use it. Perhaps pump companies and CGM as well will start incorporating it for their patients?

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