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Personalized sweat sensor reliably monitors blood glucose without finger pricks – EurekAlert

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Sensors have developed…

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IMAGE: A hand-held device combined with a touch sweat sensor (strip at right) measures glucose in sweat, while a personalized algorithm converts that data into a blood glucose level.
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Credit: Adapted from ACS Sensors2021, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c00139
Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Sensors have developed a device that can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip,…

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