How do I create and manage Reminders?

You can set reminders to check your blood sugar, take insulin, take medication or even set your own custom text reminder. You will receive the reminder as a push notification on your mobile device.

 



Create a Reminder:

  1. Navigate to the Reminders Menu:
    • iOS: Tap More on the Primary Navigation Bar > tap Reminders.
    • Android: Tap the Side Menu button (top left) on the Home screen > tap Reminders.
  2. Tap the + symbol to create a Reminder.
  3. Select Reminder options:
    • Time of Day: Tap to select the time of day for the reminder.
    • Day(s) of the Week: Tap to select the day(s) of the week for the reminder. The check symbol indicates that the reminder is active for that day.
    • Select Reminder Types: Multiple reminder types can be selected for one Reminder if desired:
      • Check your Blood Sugar/Test your Blood Sugar: Select to receive a reminder to check your blood sugar.  
      • Take Insulin: Select to receive a reminder to take insulin. You will be prompted to enter Insulin Name and Units.
        • Tap Enter Insulin to select from the built-in Insulin list or tap Add New Insulin.
        • Tap Units to enter the number of Units of Insulin.
        • Tap Enter Another Insulin to add another insulin within the same Reminder.
      • Take Medication: Select to receive a reminder to take a medication. You will be prompted to enter the medication name and dosage.
        • Tap Enter Medication to select from the built-in Medication list. Note that medications are grouped by type (Oral Medication and Injectable Medication). You can also tap Add New Oral Medication/Add New Injectable Medication to add a custom medication.
        • Tap mg to enter medication dosage.
        • Tap Enter Another Medication to add another medication to the same Reminder.
      • Custom: Select to receive a custom text reminder.
        • Tap Enter text… and type in custom text for the reminder (limit of 140 characters)
  4. Tap Save (top right).

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Respond to a Reminder

Once you have set a reminder to do a task in the Cornerstones4Care® Powered by Glooko app, you will receive a push notification on your mobile device with three response options:

  1. I tested (iOS) / Tested (Android) - Check your Blood Sugar/Test your Blood Sugar reminder;
    I took it (iOS) / Took it (Android) - Insulin or Medication reminder; or
    Done - Custom text reminder 
    • Selecting I tested/Tested for the Check your Blood Sugar reminder will prompt you to sync your diabetes device to Cornerstones4Care® Powered by Glooko (after responding to all other Reminder Types in the Reminder).
    • Selecting I took it/Took it for the Take Insulin or Take Medication reminder will add the insulin or medication to your History.
    • Selecting Done for the Custom reminder will add the custom text note to your
  2. Remind me in 15 mins (iOS) / Snooze 15 mins (Anroid): Selecting this option will resend the push notification reminder in 15 minutes.
  3. Skip (iOS) / X (Android): Selecting this option will skip the current reminder but will not disable or delete the reminder.

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Disable a Reminder

From the Reminders Menu:

  • To Disable a reminder, toggle the button for the reminder OFF (gray).
  • To re-enable the reminder, toggle the button for the reminder ON.

 



Delete a Reminder

From the Reminders Menu:

  • iOS: To Delete a reminder, swipe from right to left and a Delete button will appear. Tap Delete.
  • Android: Tap the three vertical dots and a Delete button will appear. Tap Delete.

 

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