The main dashboard shows a predicted blood sugar chart and summary statistics
(Log Summary). The greeny/yellow line shows the predicted blood sugar, and the
dotted line with the time on it shows what is happening now. Stuff to the right
of this is the future, and stuff to the left is in the past.
Green dots are actual blood tests - press them for details
Orange dots are coach suggestions, for differences between predicted and
actual blood test - press for details
Red dots are warning of future highs or lows - press for times and more
The chart can be swiped left or right to go back in time or forward in time.
To log something, press [Add] below the Log Summary.
To edit a previous log, review logs or run Reports, press the > to the right
of the Log Summary. You can also find the Health Coach and Points here (in
earlier versions, under Settings).
To check if setup is complete, press your photo or the blank photo at top
To access Settings, press the gear icon at top right.
The navigation shown at the top of each page varies depending on whether the
system is setup for a Type 1, Type 2, and if the person uses Insulin.
To see what your BGL is doing now and for the next 3 hours, click on
Charts. This is the main screen.
- dotted blue rectangles, show
differences between predictions and actual BGLs. When you hover your
mouse over them, they indicate how the difference was caused, and what ratios should change. When you change
your ratios to align the
predictions with the actual BGLs, ManageBGL's Calculator and charts will be even
To calculate a dose using BGL, Carbs or both, use
the Calculator (note -
setup your insulin and
To get insulin dose and other coaching tips, click
To add Logs for BGL, Carbs and multiple Insulins at the same
time with no Calculator, use
Use ManageBGL.com 'just like a pump', entering in
BGLs as you take them, and
Insulin as you have them -
preferably using the Calculator to
calculate the dose as it also take active insulin (Insulin On Board or IOB)
into account. Adjust the dose if necessary. The Calculator takes into account your BGL target in 3* hours time
(*-depending on your active insulin time).
These screens are the quickest way to enter data, as they do not require
you to enter the time - it is assumed you are entering the data 'as it
happens'. If you have to enter data after the events actually happen, use the
Each day, look at the coaching elements that ManageBGL places on your charts,
and adjust your ratios in the direction suggested.