I don’t often get up on my soap box, but sometimes I just have to vent.
Ya know, it sucks being diabetic. Everything changes. Gotta count carbs. Gotta learn about glycemic index and glycemic load. WTF.Then you have to learn about bolusing. Getting the right bolus is tricky. That’s how much quick acting insulin ya take. If you take to much, you can crash and have hypoglycemia and end up having a seizure or worse. The risks of living with high blood sugar for long periods of time are bad as well. You can end up with ketoacidosis, neuropathy, glaucoma, renal failure, and the list goes on.
I went on a scavenger hunt to see if there were any Linux apps, other than my spreadsheet, that may assist in my diabetes. While I did find a few, they are all old. Ridiculously old. Here is what I found Open-Source Diabetes tools at sourceforge.net (fwd: msg#00006 linux.debian.devel.medical
Now I do know a little python, but I don’t think it’s at the level to be able to code an entire app. But they say, necessity is the mother of all inventions. So who knows.