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Implantable Glucose Sensor for Diabetes Management
Added Oct 12, 2015 | Rate View top rated
An implantable glucose biosensor to continuously monitor blood sugar levels, which is being developed at Texas A&M University, will revolutionize diabetes management. Dr. Melissa Grunlan, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and her research team are developing a “self-cleaning” membrane that envelops an implanted glucose sensor, shielding it from the body’s immune response that would otherwise render it nonfunctional.
BioMann | commented on October 22, 2015
Dexcom <http://www.­dexcom.com> has been selling an implantable sensor that continuously monitors blood glucose level and communicates via iPhone. It even allows caregivers to receive warnings when someone's level exceeds a specified range. How will this device differ? What advantage will it have over Dexcom's?
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