Glucomate 1.5.3

Quickly add meal timing, chart detail, and new Apple Watch chart

Posted by Zach Simone on February 22, 2024 · 2 mins read

Glucomate 1.5.3 is out! It’s interesting in that it’s a minor update, but it still manages to pack a punch.

Here’s what’s new.

Quickly add meal timing

It’s not with every reading that you want to specify meal timing, but if you do it enough it can get annoying to go to add a reading, enter the reading, manually pick the meal timing, and then save. That’s why this update introduces a quick way to specify the meal timing. Simply long-press on the “+” button and a menu will pop up. From there, you can tap the desired meal timing for the reading, and the sheet will pop up with the meal time pre-filled. Couldn’t be easier!

Screenshot showing how to quickly add a reading

Chart detail

Viewing extra details on charts has been improved throughout the app. We’re talking about what happens when you hold down on part of a chart or graph to view additional information. Previously, the popup would appear on top of the graph, sometimes obscuring the very part of the chart you were hovering over! It also looked a bit out of place. This update simplifies this by removing all of the overlays, and instead placing the additional information in the header area above the chart. Let go of the chart, and it goes away. Perfect!

Screenshot showing an example of previewing data associated with a chart

Today’s readings on the Apple Watch

A new chart has been added to the Today section of the Apple Watch app which shows the last few hours worth of readings. This has always been possible on the iPhone, but on the Apple Watch you’d have to go to the History tab and select the current day to see this kind of data. Not convenient! All is right again with this update. To view it, navigate to the Today tab of the Apple Watch app and scroll down.

Screenshot showing the new today data chart on the Apple Watch

It’s a decent set of updates, a lot of which has come from your feedback. If you have any ideas or suggestions for Glucomate, feel free to get in touch via the “Contact” button from within the app.

Sound interesting? You can download Glucomate for iPhone and iPad on the App Store.