TITLE

Biosensor can give diabetics a life without needle pricks

PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
British Journal of Healthcare Computing;9/ 7/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems (IMS) in Duisburg, Germany, have produced a biosensor that can measure glucose levels continuously using tissue fluids other than blood. Tom Zimmermann, business unit manager at IMS, reveals that their sensor consumes substantially less power and does not require a driver and circuit board. The article also discusses the biosensor chip and the ways the device can benefit diabetics.
ACCESSION #
87722927

 

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