Add events (foods, insulins, medications, exercise, and comments)

Events allow you to track your carb intake, insulin dosage, exercise activities, comments, and custom notes. You can add events to a specific reading or add a general event. Events are shown in History alongside your blood glucose readings, exercise, medications, and other data in your account.

 

 


Add Events 

Access the Add Event Menu by tapping the + symbol at the bottom of your screen.

  • Adjust the Date/Time of the Event: Tap the date/time to adjust the date/time of the event.
  • Manually Enter a Value: Tap on the gray word to the right (grams, units, or time) and type in the corresponding value. Tap Add to add it to your history.
    • NOTE: You can enter multiple events of different types at once by completing multiple event entry fields, then tapping Add.
  • Use the Databases to Search for an Event: Tap on the symbol to the left of the event type (or tap Search Food Database for foods) to access the built-in database for that event type. Follow the on-screen instructions to add events from the event database.

Edit or Delete Events 

Edit an Event: From your History screen, tap the event you wish to edit. Tap the field you wish to edit. Make desired changes, then tap Done in the top right corner.

  • NOTE: Tap the date/time to adjust the date or time. Scroll to select the new date and time. Tap Done on the date/time selector.
  • Depending on what type of event is chosen, a specific Edit screen will appear. An example food event was chosen for the picture below:
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Delete an Event: From your History screen, tap the event you wish to delete. Tap the Delete Event (Food, Medication, Exercise, or Note) button to permanently delete the event. Tap Yes to confirm.

  • NOTE: In the iOS App, events can also be deleted by swiping from right to left on the event in your History, then tapping the Delete button.
     

 Add a Food Event

You can use the integrated food database to look up foods you eat and quickly add them to your History. Favorite and recent food items will appear on the Food screen for easier access.

Manually Enter Grams:

  1. Tap Carbs on the Add Event Menu and enter the number of carbs.
  2. Tap Add to add it to your History.
Search for a Food Item:
  1. From the Add Event Menu, tap Search Food Database to access the food database.
  2. Toggle between Recent and Search at the bottom of the screen.
    NOTE: Tap Recent to view the last 50 food events added.
  3. Add a food item by:
    • Manually add a food by tapping Create Custom Food +
    • Select a recent food;
    • Select a favorite food; or
    • Tap the Search symbol to search in the food database.
  4. After selecting the food item you want to add, adjust the food entry on the Food Details Menu:
    • Tag as a Favorite Food: Tap the Star next to the food name to mark it as a favorite food. Tap again to remove it from favorite foods.
      • Grey Star = Not a favorite food
      • Orange Star = Is a favorite food
    • Servings: Tap Servings to adjust the serving size.
    • View Detailed Stats (iOS) / Full Nutrition Facts (Android): Tap to view additional nutritional information.
    • Log the Food Item: Tap Add to add the food.
  5. Add Another Food: Tap +Add Another Food to add an additional food item using the Food Menu. Here you can add a recent food, favorite food, or search in the Food Database for additional foods.
    • If multiple food items are logged, your food event will include the total values for all food items in the food event.
  6. Tap Done (iOS) / Add (Android) to add the food event to your History.

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Add an Insulin Event

You can keep track of your insulins administered by creating an Insulin Event. The Insulin screen is pre-populated with a list of insulins, but you can also manually add additional insulins to the list. Every insulin event you add is included in your History. If an insulin pump has been synced to the Cornerstones4Care® Powered by Glooko app, bolus and basal data from the insulin pump is viewable in your History.

NOTE: Your most recent Insulin selection will be displayed on the Add Event Menu. If you have not added any insulin, you will see “Insulin” as displayed in the example below.

Manually enter Units of Insulin:
  1. Tap Units on the Add Event Menu and enter the number of insulin (Regular) units.
  2. Tap Add to add it to your history.

Search for an Insulin:

  1. From the Add Event Menu, tap the + symbol. You can now select from two options:
    1. Scroll through the list of insulins and select desired insulin:
      • Recent insulins are listed at the top.
      • The Insulin list (under Insulin heading) is sorted alphabetically.
    2. Manually add an insulin by tapping the + symbol (iOS) / Create Custom Insulin + (Android):
      • Name: Adjust the name.
      • Type: Select from available types
      • Quantity: Adjust quantity.
        NOTE: Units will adjust based on Type selected.
  2. After selecting the insulin you want to add, adjust the entry on the Add Insulin screen:
    • Quantity: Adjust quantity.
      NOTE: Units will adjust based on the Type option selected.
  3. Done: Tap Done to log the Insulin Event
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Add a Medication Event 

You can keep track of your medications taken by creating a Medication Event. The Medication screen is pre-populated with a list of medications, but you can add additional medications to the list. Every medication event you add is included in your History.

NOTE: Your most recent medication selection will be displayed on the Add Event Menu. If you have not added any medications, you will see “Medication” as displayed in the example below.

Manually enter Medication Dosage:

  1. Tap mg on the Add Event Menu and enter the number of medication mgs. 
    NOTE: The name listed on the Add Event screen will be displayed on your History along with the dosage added.
  2. Tap Add to add it to your history.
Search for a Medication:
  1. From the Add Event Menu, tap the + symbol. You can now select from two options:
    1. Scroll through the list of medications and select desired medication; or
      • Recent Medications are listed at the top.
      • Medications are organized by type (Oral Medication and Injectable Medication) and sorted alphabetically within each grouping.
    2. Manually add a medication by tapping the + symbol (iOS) / Create Custom Medication + (Android):
      • Name: Adjust the name.
      • Type: Select from available types.
      • Quantity: Adjust quantity.
        NOTE: Units will adjust based on Type selected.
  2. After selecting the medication you want to add, adjust the entry on the Add Medication Menu:
    • Quantity: Adjust quantity.
      NOTE: Units will adjust based on the Type option selected.
  3. Done: Tap Done to log the Medication Event
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Add an Exercise Event

You can keep track of your fitness and exercise routines by creating an Exercise Event. The Exercise screen is pre-populated with several exercise activities, but you can add additional exercises to the list. Every exercise event you create is included in your History.
 
Looking for instructions on how to connect your Fitness and Health Devices? Click here.
 
Manually enter Exercise Duration: 
  1. Tap time on the Add Event Menu and enter the number of minutes of exercise.
    NOTE: The event name listed on your History will be “Exercise” and the duration entered above.
  2. Tap Add to add it to your history.
Search for an Exercise Event: 
  1. From the Add Event Menu, tap the + symbol. You can now select from two options:
    • Scroll through the list of exercise activities and select desired exercise; or
    • Manually add an exercise activity by tapping the + symbol (iOS) / Create Custom Exercise + (Android).
  2. After tapping the exercise activity you want to add, adjust the entry on the Add Exercise menu:
    • Name: Adjust the exercise name.
    • Intensity: Slide the White Dot to select exercise intensity.
    • Duration: Adjust exercise duration.
    • Calories Burned: Enter the number of calories burned during exercise activity.
  3. Done: Tap Done to log the Exercise Event.
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Add a Custom Event (Comment)

You can keep track of additional information such as stock comments and customized comments using the Comment Events. The Comment screen is pre-populated with several comments, but you can add custom comments as well. Every Comment Event you create is included in your History alongside your diabetes device data and other important information.
 
Manually enter a Comment: 
  1. Tap Notes (iOS) / Add a comment (Android) on the Add Event Menu and enter a custom text comment.
  2. Tap Add to add it to your History.
Add a Stock Comment: 
  1. From the Add Event Menu, tap the + symbol.
  2. Select from a list of stock comments by Tapping the Comment to add a check mark. Stock Comments are organized by category.
    NOTE: You can select multiple stock comments within a single Comment Event.
  3. After selecting the desired stock comment(s),
    • iOS: Tap Add Event in the top-left corner to return to the Add Event Menu.
    • Android: Tap Done to return to the Add Event Menu.
  4. Add: Tap Add in the top right corner of the Add Event menu to log the Comment Event
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