On my previous post, I compared the Dexcom G4 and G5. I mentioned how unimpressed I was with the Clarity app that I was told was suppose to be so great.
Not only is the phone app hard to view since it can't be turned to landscape, but the only info I can see is the the "overview" which looks like this:
But today, I finally went to Clarity.Dexcom.com online. There's a lot more to see and manipulate when you view it on a computer. There's also a "user guide" that explains everything. I haven't read through all of that yet, but I get the general idea, because it's pretty user friendly once you just start clicking around.
With Clarity online, I can view all my CGM data, compare blood sugar readings by days and time of day, and I can even set the parameters on that graph pictured above to the numbers of my choosing. Oh... AND, a big bonus, all the graphs are actually large enough on a computer screen that I can see them!
Like I said, I haven't read the user guide, and I have only spent a little time on Clarity online, but it's WAY better than the phone app for me already. Why they can't just improve the phone app, I don't know. It sure would be a lot more convenient since now I do everything on my phone. But maybe that's coming down the pipeline. I suspect it is!
So, if you haven't already, go check it out if you're a Dexcom G5 user. Clarity.Dexcom.com You'll be asked for you username and password and then, voila! You'll have all sorts of numbers and graphs to obsess over- if you're anything like me.
Monday, October 19, 2015
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