Nightscout → Open Humans

Use this small open source app to perform a one-time copy of raw Nightscout data into your Open Humans account. This enables you to share your data with studies and citizen science projects.

Learn more by visiting:

This is a one-off transfer. If you want to update your data, you'll have to do it again. Updates will overwrite all current data.

How it works

  1. Click the button below.
    This takes you to Open Humans.
  2. Log in or create an Open Humans account.
    We'll send your data to this account.
  3. Authorize (or re-authorize) this app.
    This connects the app to your Open Humans account.
  4. Give us your Nightscout URL.
    You can also specify a time range.
  5. That's it!
    We'll get your data and put it in your Open Humans account. You'll be able to access & manage your data here:
Start Nightscout Data Transfer

About Open Humans

Open Humans is a nonprofit project that has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Knight Foundation. Their platform enables members to aggregate data and share data with researchers and citizen scientists.

Data is private by default in Open Humans. You choose when to share. Members can decide to make data public, or can contribute it directly (and privately) to projects created by researchers and citizen scientists.

Want to see what projects are currently inviting Nightscout data? Visit our activity page in Open Humans:

Interested in working with Nightscout data in Open Humans? Read more here how to retrieve public data and create projects:

Technical details

This app does not receive access to any identifying information from your Open Humans account, and does not store any data locally. The app deposits data into your Open Humans account associated with the "Nightscout Data Transfer" activity, which is managed by James Wedding and other Nightscout Foundation staff.

Raw data is JSON format, retrieved from your Nightscout server. You'll have access to data files in the Open Humans activity page:

Source code for this app: