I’ve been using SugarStats pretty extensively for about two months now. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good. I bought a monthly subscription, and have been tracking all my food/meds/activity/blood glucose.
Entering data is really easy. I like that you can do “add multiple entries” and in one screen, add meds, food, glucose readings, and activities. It’s really fast.
It’s nice you can tag things with custom tags (like “1 hour after dinner” or whatever)
It’s nice you can comment on all the stats.
it has nice drop-downs that remember previous entries. For example, I type in “yo” and my standard “yogurt & honey” breakfast auto-populates the food description and # of carb text boxes.
- BIG ONE: They have NO WAY to easily print out graphs/stats in a format that I can bring to my doctor. Yes, they have a few graphs that you can do a printscreen on, and that’s somewhat helpful, but things like a 30 day graph of my fasting number is pretty important, and there’s no easy way to do it.
I’d also really like a printable stat report. I don’t know about everyone else, but my doc will not take the time to look at my stats on the computer, even if I make it available to him (which you can). I need something that will print out everything I enter in a compact and easily readable format, and it doesn’t have this.
I’ve talked to the sugarstats guys, and they say they are working on additional reports, but I haven’t seen anything yet.
You can export blood glucose numbers so that you can look at them in Excel or other software apps, but only glucose numbers. I’d like to see activity/food/meds as well.
I wish there was a way to specify Fasting numbers. It seems like that’s a stat that a majority of people track, and there should be a checkbox to specify Fasting. I can mark it “fasting” with a tag, but that’s kind of a hassle.
I wish there were more options for graphing tagged numbers. I tag fasting and 2 hours after breakfast/lunch/dinner. I can see the average number for each tagged item, but I can’t make a 7-day graph of my “2 hour after breakfast” number, for example.