Researchers Report Invention of Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers created the glucose sensing contact lens to demonstrate the versatility of the technology.

Monitoring and controlling diabetes with a smart skin patch

Posted in Medicine on 28th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

An electronic skin patch that senses excess glucose in sweat and automatically administers drugs by heating up microneedles that penetrate the skin.

Laser device may soon non-invasively monitor diabetics' glucose levels

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

A low-powered laser beam is projected into the finger. Some of that light is absorbed by glucose in the bloodstream, and some is reflected back.

Probiotic treats diabetes in rats, could lead to human remedy

Posted in Science on 30th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Lowers glucose levels by 30 percent; could be delivered as pill instead of injections.

A Rub-On Tattoo for Diabetics Could Mean the End of Finger Pricking

Posted in Hardware on 15th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pricking your finger for a blood glucose test is not fun. Scientists have been hard at work on a bloodless and needle-less alternative.