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Re: [IPk] Mac Compatibility



Hiya, I use a contour USB and it works very well with the mac.  There is no
need to install any software as it runs directly from the meter when you
plug it in.  It charges the battery at the same time too!!

On 4 July 2011 18:56, Anna Lloyd <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hi Sarah
>
>
> Thank you very much for your reply about CareLink and the information you
> supplied.
> I shall see what I can do about getting it up and running.
>
>
> Anna
>
>
>
> Date: 03 Jul 2011 19:26:59 +0100
> From: Sarah Crisp <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Apple Mac Computer - Compatibility
>
> Hi Anna,
>
> I'm also a Mac user. I'm currently using Carelink software which is
> compatible with Mac in the US but has not been approved (and is not
> available) in the UK. I e-mailed Medtronic about when it might be released
> here, but received no reply! I have managed to get it to work by
> downloading virtual box (which is free unlike parallels) and installing
> windows on that. Getting it to work with the Carelink USB is not that
> straightforward, but I did eventually manage (after googling what others
> had done).
>
> Hope you find a solution that works,
>
> Sarah
>
>
> DM1 15y, Pumping 8y, CGMS 6m
> Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 16:09:24 -0400
> From: Anna Lloyd <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IPk] Re: ip-uk-digest V4 #129
>
> Hi Mary and Melissa.
> Thank you for your replies.  I was hoping to find a new meter that I can
> use
> without the
> expense of adding Windows and Parallels.
> I contacted Medtronic about not being able to upload to CareLink.  They
> inform
> me that
> currently it is only up and running for Mac in the USA, but will shortly be
> available here.
> Medtronic have promised to email me when it is released here.  I will let
> everyone know,
> when I get the good news!
> I'll wait and see if anyone comes up with a meter I can use purely with
> Mac.
>
>
> Thank you.
> Anna
>
> Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 01:53:00 -0400
> From: Anna Lloyd <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IPk] Apple Mac Computer - Compatibility
>
> Hi
>
>
> I have recently purchased a new Apple Mac computer, but discover that I
> cannot
> download my BGs any longer.  The software is not compatible.  Have
> contacted
> the manufacturer, who apologise, but do not provide software for Mac use,
> and
> cannot help.  I currently use OneTouch made by LifeScan, which I am very
> happy
> with, and feel sad that I shall have to change.
>
>
> For those of you who use Mac computers, do you know which of the BG meter
> manufacturers are compatible.
>
>
> Many thanks.
>
>
> Anna
>
>
> Type 1 for 30 years  Pumping 3 years
.
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