Rosy outlook for people with diabetes

Collier, Roger
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE235
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Rosy outlook for people with diabetes," by Roger Collier, which appeared at www.cmaj.com on February 10, 2010. It focuses on the work of researcher Jin Zhang on contact lenses that are able to monitor blood sugar levels of people with diabetes. It notes that the contact lenses contain nanoparticles that exhibits a change in colour under a particular glucose level. Moreover, Zhang notes that the contact lenses do not affect vision.


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