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Abbott freestyle libre 2

Abbott Secures CE Mark for Freestyle Libre 2 with Optional Real-Time Alarms

About 60 million people with diabetes in the European Region now have the choice to be alerted in real-time of hypoglycemia (low glucose levels1) or hyperglycemia (high glucose levels1) through the FreeStyle® Libre 2 system, a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM). Abbott Laboratories has secured CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for its next-gen FreeStyle Libre 2 […]
Sweat based sensor

UT-Dallas Researchers Develop Wearable Sensor That Monitors Sweat for Alcohol And Glucose Levels

For Diabetes patients, traditional method of blood-based-glucose testing requires frequent finger pricking throughout the day, which is not liked by most patients. On the other hand, while blood alcohol content accurately measures a person’s alcohol consumption, it requires lengthy procedures and trained personnel to analyze samples. Now, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas […]
Glucose powered implants

Washington University Researchers Use Glucose as Power Source for Medical Implants

Popular health wearables such as smartwatches or implanted medical devices and patches typically require batteries which need to be recharged. Now, researchers at Washington State University have found a method to overcome that obstacle; they’ve developed a unique fuel cell that harvests glucose and turns it into enough electric power to energize a biosensor attached […]
Diabetes wearables

The Diabetes Epidemic is Driving Med Tech Companies to Develop Wearable Devices to Manage...

Sedentary lifestyle and obesity are triggering a rise in the number of diabetes cases. The complex process of diabetes management often requires a multidisciplinary approach to help control blood glucose level. While lifestyle modifications and controlling blood glucose may be helpful, it can also be overwhelming. The diabetes epidemic on the other hand, is creating […]
Google Soli blood glucose

Artificial Intelligence and Google’s Radar Technologies to Noninvasively Measure Glucose Levels

Diabetes management may soon become ouchless with a new invention by researchers from the University of Waterloo. The research team have described a proof-of-concept system that uses Google’s Soli, a sensing technology that uses miniature radar to detect touchless gesture interactions, to track accumulation of glucose within a solution. Related Valeritas’ V-Go Shows Enhanced Clinical […]
Livongo blood pressure monitor

Livongo Announces First Blood Pressure Monitor with Cellular Connectivity in U.S.

Livongo Health, a Silicon Valley digital health company focused on empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives, announced the first cellular-enabled blood pressure monitoring system in the U.S., along with a smartphone app and accompanying online platform for managing and sharing the readings. Using cellular connectivity, users can easily check and […]