Apple iOS 8.2 back in control function of blood sugar levels




With the release of an update to iOS 8.2 firmware application Apple Health function returns measure the level of glucose in the blood. Currently, the company is open testing the platform – December 18, the release of the third beta .


Apple disable the control of blood sugar levels in Apple Health in October this year because of an error in the measurements.

“Appendix” Health “allows you to manually enter the values ​​and view your blood sugar, which is measured in mg / dL (milligrams per deciliter). This measurement system is used in many countries around the world. However, in some states adopted the value mmol / L (millimoles per liter). HealthKit supports both units. However, if the user performs the measurement using the device operating with mmol / l, these statements are not reflected in the application “- the company said.

However, in the update iOS 8.2 will support the two units. For the convenience of users in the application “Health” will also be available a brief description of indicators, including glucose, heart rate and other parameters of the organism.

Platform HealthKit, integrated into the operating system iOS 8, provides for the collection of data from various sources on the user’s vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, cholesterol and sugar, the number of steps you’ve walked and calories burned, and then provide recommendations for treatment and health maintenance.


Error in HealthKit – not the first of its kind. Immediately after the release of iOS 8 in mid-September, third-party developers have not been able to connect to the service for monitoring the health of users.

Following the discovery of the problem, the essence of which was not disclosed, Apple temporarily remove an application from the App Store. A communiqué issued after 10 days iOS 8.0.2 update company has solved the problem and opened access to the platform for developers.

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