From Double Springs, Alabama, USA:
Why can't someone invent a blood sugar monitor that is like the pump in that the patient would change sites and simple push a button that would monitor sugar levels? While something like this would be a costly monitor, it would be a worthwhile invention. it would be so much easier than repeated fingersticks!
Has anyone thought of this? If they can invent the pump, why not a monitor that works along the same line?
Good question! I think that some of the pump companies are actually pursuing a similar technology to your questions. MiniMed's CGMS system is the closest that I know of. You can read more about it at The Continuous Glucose Monitoring System and at MiniMed's website.
Original posting 22 Jul 2001
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:24
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