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3 benefits of mySugr Pro

7/4/2016 by Scott Johnson

3 benefits of mySugr Pro

Your diabetes may vary, to quote my friend Bennet. We’re all different and have our own priorities and styles for managing diabetes.

At mySugr, we want everyone with diabetes to live well. So we’re always trying to improve mySugr Logbook to help everyone meet their unique therapy needs. Which mySugr Pro features are most important? There’s no right or wrong answer! With that in mind, Ilka asked some of the people in the company who live with diabetes about their favorite mySugr Pro features, and this is what they said. Maybe one of these will offer something you didn’t know about or haven’t thought of yet!

PDF Reports: Helps identify patterns and makes it easy to get ready for my doctor appointments

Karl: I'm a fan of the PDF reports. They give me a quick overview of my data and help me quickly recognize patterns. Whether, for example, my morning fasting values are too high, or if I have a particular weekday where highs or lows happen more often than other days. I’d never notice these things without taking a moment to look at the simple format of the PDF reports. Also, I can print the reports right before going to my appointments. Or better yet, I can email them to my doctor or nurse directly from the app in advance. More about PDF Reports.
Part of an English mySugr PDF report

Blood sugar reminders: Never forget a measurement again

Anne: Honestly, I can’t keep track of it all in my head. It’s easy to remember my pre-meal checks–they are obvious. But sometimes, I just forget to check my blood sugar again afterward! This post-meal check is especially important when I’m not sure if I counted my carbohydrates right or if I didn’t take enough insulin. The same goes for remembering to check after exercising. Somehow, I get caught up in feeling good and just forget! I know–it happens to all of us, I’m sure. But that’s why I pick the blood sugar reminders as my favorite. I use them almost every day!
mySugr BG Reminder screen

Photos: Never judge meals wrong again

Ilka: The photo function is my personal favorite. Not only because I love photography, but because it’s also made me better at counting carbohydrates. Over time, I’ve built up a small food database that I can look at again and again when I can’t remember what the serving size is or how many carbs there are. I can also see from the graph how my blood sugar responded which helps me know whether my carbohydrate estimate was close or if I should do something different. And I can even look up the exact location! With this, it only takes a second to check how many carbohydrates I estimated for the delicious mango cupcake at my favorite cupcake shop! More tips about using photos, and more about searching.
Naturally, there are many more mySugr Pro features than what we’ve covered here. More tags, smart searching, basal rates for pump users, a bolus calculator (currently available in EU), … just to name a few. Take a look at the full lineup for yourself:
mySugr Pro Features

Scott Johnson

Almost famous for being a Diet Coke fanatic, Scott is the Patient Success Manager, US for mySugr and has lived well with diabetes for over forty years. He's an active pioneer in the diabetes social media space and along with his work at mySugr, he manages his award-winning blog, when time allows.