MIT Researchers Prove Noninvasive Spectroscopy Could Be an Alternative to Needle Pricks for Diabetics

Raman spectroscopy for diabetes
Raman spectroscopy can measure blood glucose levels noninvasively by shining near-infrared light through the skin and measuring the chemical composition of the tissue below. (Image credit: Jeon Woong Kang, MIT)
People with diabetes need to endure painful needle pricks several times a day to check their blood sugar levels. However, studies have shown that more than half of patients don’t test often enough, in part because of the pain and inconvenience associated with the procedure. Read more American Diabetes Association Recognizes Use of Autonomous AI […]