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Sysmex Of Japan Reveals Bloodless Device For Collecting Glucose Data

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan's Sysmex, which makes medical test equipment, says it has found a way to measure blood-glucose levels in diabetics without the need to draw blood. The new device measures glucose in tissues just below the skin through 300 tiny needles pressed onto the skin as with a stamp. Sysmex hope to put the device through trials and have it ready for the market in 2011, beginning with an expensive version for institutions and following with a lower-cost version for home use. (Click here for more -a subscription may be required



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