Diabetes symptoms: New glucose device avoids ‘PAINFUL and ANNOYING’ finger pricking

Diabetes symptoms: New glucose device avoids ‘PAINFUL and ANNOYING’ finger pricking
 

The device checks the amount of glucose in diabetes patients’ bloodstream by measure their temperature.
Patients simply places their fingertips on a sensor, wait for about 10 seconds, and the device analyses the amount of glucose in their blood.
The warmer the fingertip, the more glucose, the manufacturer, DiaMonTech, said.
It uses infrared technology, and is about the size of a shoebox. But, the device will be made into pocket and wristband sizes soon.
“Pricking your fingers can be painful and annoying, and it raises the risk of infection,” DiaMonTech’s ceo, Thorsten Lubinski, told... read more

 
13 November 2017 in Health, Views: 53
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