{"_id":"564fd8b6f2f8993500481e40","category":"55f8c1bc3bb4bb0d0022d0b5","hidden":false,"link_url":"","slug":"frequently-asked-questions","createdAt":"2015-11-21T02:36:38.650Z","excerpt":"","title":"Frequently Asked Questions","user":"55f8c181c7ef770d00d9bdae","version":"55f8c1bc3bb4bb0d0022d0b4","githubsync":"","order":999,"type":"basic","__v":2,"api":{"auth":"required","params":[],"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":"","url":""},"body":"##Is Glucosio free?\nYes, Glucosio is not only entirely free as in no cost but our applications are open source software so the source code is freely available.\n\n##Why are you making Glucosio?\nGlucosio was started because we saw a gap in the open source ecosystem where basically not much open source software existed for diabetes. We also felt many of the applications available were overly commercial and had poor design.\n\n##Does Glucosio store my data on my device or the cloud?\n\nGlucosio asks you on first start whether you would like to opt-in to share anonymized data with researchers. If you opt-in to this feature, the app will occasionally share samples of your glucose levels along with your demographics you provide on first start to our API, which will then make this data available to accredited researchers. At no time is any personally identifiable information collected through this feature. Otherwise, all data you input if you elect not to opt-in is stored on your device.\n\nWe take user privacy very seriously and have a policy of not collecting any personally identifying information in order to achieve this high privacy standard.\n\nNote: We have not yet completed our API so while we are accepting opt-in for this feature, we have not enabled data collection in the app for those who have opted in and will not do so until our API is complete and plenty of testing in a development environment is complete.\n\n##What does Open source mean?\n\nOpen source refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit. Open source software is usually developed as a public collaboration and made freely available.\n\n##Can I contribute to Glucosio?\nYes! We love contributors right now the best way you can help is by","isReference":false,"link_external":false,"project":"55f8c1bb3bb4bb0d0022d0b1","sync_unique":"","updates":["57b27ac425908c2900fd1d73"],"childrenPages":[]}

Frequently Asked Questions


##Is Glucosio free? Yes, Glucosio is not only entirely free as in no cost but our applications are open source software so the source code is freely available. ##Why are you making Glucosio? Glucosio was started because we saw a gap in the open source ecosystem where basically not much open source software existed for diabetes. We also felt many of the applications available were overly commercial and had poor design. ##Does Glucosio store my data on my device or the cloud? Glucosio asks you on first start whether you would like to opt-in to share anonymized data with researchers. If you opt-in to this feature, the app will occasionally share samples of your glucose levels along with your demographics you provide on first start to our API, which will then make this data available to accredited researchers. At no time is any personally identifiable information collected through this feature. Otherwise, all data you input if you elect not to opt-in is stored on your device. We take user privacy very seriously and have a policy of not collecting any personally identifying information in order to achieve this high privacy standard. Note: We have not yet completed our API so while we are accepting opt-in for this feature, we have not enabled data collection in the app for those who have opted in and will not do so until our API is complete and plenty of testing in a development environment is complete. ##What does Open source mean? Open source refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit. Open source software is usually developed as a public collaboration and made freely available. ##Can I contribute to Glucosio? Yes! We love contributors right now the best way you can help is by