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README.md

Glucometer Utilities

This utility I created for personal needs, as my glucometer's software can only print the software (to XPS) without a file export option.

While right now only supports the glucometers I own and for which I have the specification of the protocol,I've tried designing it so that it can be extended and used for other models and other brands as well.

Supported devices

  • LifeScan OneTouch Ultra 2: get information, get and set time, dump of readings (including comments and meal specification) in native units, memory reset.
  • LifeScan OneTouch Ultra Easy (also known as Ultra Mini): get information, get and set time, dump of readings in native units, memory reset.

Dump format

The dump action by default will output CSV-compatible format, with the following fields:

  • date and time;
  • meter reading value;
  • before/after meal information, if known;
  • comment provided with the reading, if any.

Meal and comment information is provided by the meters supporting the information. In the future, meal information could be guessed based on the time of the reading.

The unit format used by the dump by default matches what the meter reports as its display unit, which might differ from the one used by the meter for internal representation and wire protocol. You can override the display unit with --unit.

Development

The tool is being written keeping in mind that different glucometers, even if they are all from the same manufacturer, will use different protocols.

If you want to contribute code, please note that the target language is Python 3.2, and that the style to follow is for the most part PEP8 compatible.

License

Copyright © 2013 Diego Elio Pettenò flameeyes@flameeyes.eu

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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