Biosensor can give diabetics a life without needle pricks

September 2012
British Journal of Healthcare Computing;9/ 7/2012, p1
Academic Journal
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.


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