Non-Invasive Technologies

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Non-Invasive Technologies

Some new technologies to monitor blood glucose levels will not require access to blood to read the glucose level. Non-invasive technologies include near IR detection, ultrasound and dielectric spectroscopy. These will free the person with diabetes from finger sticks to supply the drop of blood for blood glucose analysis.

Most of the non-invasive methods under development are continuous glucose monitoring methods and offer the advantage of providing additional information to the subject between the conventional finger stick, blood glucose measurements and over time periods where no finger stick measurements are available (i.e. while the subject is sleeping).

Products under development include:

* Inlight Solutions, NIR glucose sensor
* NIR Diagnostics, NIR glucose sensor
* Sensys Medical GTS
* Sontra ultrasonic Symphony Diabetes management system
* Solianis Monitoring AG
* VivaScan Corporation

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