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Biosensor enables glucose monitoring without needle pricks

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments13 September 2012

fraunhofer-noviosense-glucose-biosensorChecking the blood glucose levels is an everyday part in life of many diabetics. There are various less invasive solutions under development which could be used to avoid this unpleasant task, and researchers from Fraunhofer Institute recently presented their solution in a form of a biosensor developed in cooperation with researchers from a Dutch medical… »


MIT’s device allows a non-invasive way to check glucose levels

By Damir Beciri
10 August 2010

mit-researchers-use-raman-machine-to-measure-glucose-levels-1People with diabetes must keep a careful eye on their blood glucose levels, because too much sugar can damage organs, while too little deprives the body of necessary fuel. Most patients must prick their fingers several times a day to draw blood for testing. In one of our previous articles we wrote about hydrogel lenses… »