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FDA Approval for First Glucose Monitoring App

2015 29 Jan

Dexcom, Inc. (San Diego, CA) has become the first company to obtain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market approval for its mobile apps to support continuous glucose monitoring. The new apps are intended to make it easier for care managers and loved ones to closely monitor glucose levels to avoid complications, such as hyperglycaemia, which... Read more

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Laser Tool May End Pin Pricks for Diabetics

2014 25 Aug

A new laser system for measuring blood sugar has been developed by a team of researchers from Princeton University (USA). When work succeeds to create a portable version of the laser system, diabetics will be able to monitor their condition without pricking themselves to draw blood. To test the new technique, the researchers directed their specialised... Read more

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Coming Soon: The Eye-Tegrated Glaucoma Monitor

2014 24 Jun

An innovative low-power sensor designed by University of Washington engineers could someday be placed inside a person’s eye, tracking otherwise hard-to-measure eye pressure changes and transmitting the data wirelessly via radio frequency waves. Incorporated into an artificial intraocular lens, the sensor would be embedded during cataract surgery,... Read more