LogFrog DB does not have a website to sync data too and for some that might be an issue. It should not be. The application stands alone very nicely. Data backup to Google is secure and as reliable as any website.
LogFrog DB is fun to use. The data can be saved and viewed in manners no other app I have used can. Not having a website to sync your data and view it with ease is a small setback. Not everyone has a Google account, nor do they want one. I have several and my guess is most nerds do too. If e-mail exporting was done with an attachment alongside the embedded text, that would be better than my work around. Some people will say it lacks detailed food tracking ability, I say great. I have a food logging app that I love. I would rather have a diabetes app that tracks carbs only than one that does a half-!#% job of tracking all food data. At least one diabetes app I am currently testing does sync with another food app. But that the food app sucks! Where is the benefit to me?
LogFrog DB has set a new standard for ease of use and simplicity in design. It will be the bench mark by which I measure other diabetes management apps.
LogFrog DB on my iPhone has been a valuable tool for helping me manage my diabetes. Regular blood glucose testing is very important for any diabetic. Recording those readings and events that affect glucose levels can greatly improve your understanding of what steps you need to take to improve your health.
When entering data is inconvenient, cumbersome or boring, I have a hard time recording the information I know I should. This app is not inconvenient, not cumbersome and not boring.
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Although accurate and convenient for detecting type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in adults, current HbA1c cutoffs may not be enough to diagnose diabetes in children.
A 2010 clinical practice guideline from the American Diabetes Association recommends that physicians exclusively use the HbA1c assay to detect diabetes. The guidelines recommend a cutoff of 6.5% or greater for diagnosis.
However, researchers for two recent studies highlight significant vulnerabilities in the recommended test’s ability to diagnose diabetes and prediabetes in children.
A DIABETIC woman from Northampton has been presented with a medal to mark 70 years of coping with the condition.
When Grace Jarnell was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes while aged 12 in 1942, treatment was so basic she had to heat her own samples at home over a Bunsen burner to see if she needed insulin.
Now, more than 100,000 injections later, she has defied the worst fears of doctors and been awarded a medal in recognition of seven decades of coping with the condition.