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Insulin Pump with Glucose Monitor

An insulin pump with a continuous glucose monitoring system has recently gotten regulatory approval, according to the device maker Medtronic Inc. Related terms:insulin pump in the philippinesany one touch glucose monitor that sends glucose readings to insulin pumpinsulin pumps in the philippineslist of blood sugar monitors that will send blood sugar readings to mimed insulin […]

Diabetic Pregnant Glucose Levels

A pioneer study that continuously monitored glucose levels throughout pregnancy revealed significant changes in glycemic control between women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Related terms:diabetic pregnantdiabetic pregnancyin type 2 diabetes drhelen murphywhat is the normal sugar for pregnant women

Painless Device to Measure Blood Sugar

Hong Kong scientists have invented a device that measures blood sugar painlessly and, for the first time, without pricking fingers. The device, about the size of a mobile phone emits a very weak form of infrared or nearinfrared beam which touches the skin and homes in on the bloodstream. The beam is said to be […]

Low Blood Sugars at Night?

How can the elderly keep from having low blood sugars at night? Hypoglycemia, defined variably as blood sugar <60 mg/dL, is one of the dreaded complications of diabetes management. It usually hinders the achievement of a satisfactory glucose control level because of the fear of developing symptoms of hypoglycemia – palpitations, excessive sweating, tremors, and […]

Check Blood Sugar via Eye Scanner

Finger picking to draw blood to test glucose levels is one major obstacle that many diabetics face to regularly monitor blood sugar. Fear of pain and the hassle of performing the rigorous procedure get in the way for successful blood sugar monitoring. This has drive scientists to find noninvasive ways to measure blood glucose levels […]

What is Glucose Psychosis?

Psychosis is a psychiatric disorder that pertains to an abnormal mental state of a person characterized by a patient’s loss of contact with reality, during which the patient experiences hallucinations, delusions and imagined things that he thinks are very much real. Glucose psychosis is the type of psychosis that is often associated with diabetes which […]

Top Blood Sugar Gadgets

Thanks to the advances of technology for making life easier for people living with diabetes. One of the major medical breakthroughs in the field of diabetes management and treatment is the advent of different high tech gadgets for monitoring blood sugar levels, which is critical in effectively managing the disease and maintaining a good life […]

Contact Lenses developed to Check Glucose Levels

Researchers from the University of Akron are developing contact lenses that have the ability to identify glucose levels present in tears. If glucose concentration builds up in the body, the lenses will change in color. Related terms:contact lens changes color when glucose is too highcontact lens what test is used to detect glucosecontacts checks glucosedr […]

Glucose Monitoring Tattoo

Tattoos have largely been a means for artistic expression, but now may also serve a life-saving function. Research is currently being done exploring how tattoos can be used to help monitor blood glucose levels for people with diabetes using what is called a Nano Ink Tattoo. Related terms:hypoglycemic tattoohypoglycemia and tattooshypoglycemia tattooblood sugar monitoring nano […]

Periodontal Blood Samples to measure HbA1c

Hemoglobin bA1c (HbA1c), normally measured through blood chemistry tests, is widely used to detect diabetes in which a reading of 6.5 or more indicates a value in the diabetes range according to the American Diabetes Association guidelines. In the recent study conducted by the New York University (NYU) nursing-dental research team, however, states that HbA1c […]