The project that started it all. The Nightscout Project is a DIY system for remote monitoring of a Continuous Glucose Monitor. CGMs are used by diabetics around the world to keep persons with diabetes and their caregivers up to date with what's going on in their bodies. Most of the pictures you see on this site are of people using the Nightscout Project. Ready to set up yours? Ready to add to the system?

To get started with using the Nightscout Project for you or a loved one, visit to understand more about the system and how you can use it. You'll also want to make sure you jump in to the CGM in the Cloud Facebook group. There, you'll find over 18,000 like-minded individuals fighting the good fight and ready to help with any technical issues you might run in to.

If you're ready to dig in to the code behind the project. you'll want to check out the GitHub code repository here. Once you're in the code, you'll also want to visit the Gitter group where all things Nightscout-related are discussed. Click here to make the jump to Gitter.

There are lots of offshoot projects as well, including apps and widgets on both iOS and Android devices; custom watchfaces to use on your Pebble, Apple, Samsung or other smartwatch; and new items are being developed all the time! Have an idea or a wish for a new Nightscout outlet? Ask in the Facebook group, someone else might be ready to deliver on your dreams!