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Tear Drops Could Be New Way To Test For Diabetes
2011-11-09 13:50:21

Scientists are reporting development and successful laboratory testing of an electrochemical sensor device that has the potential to measure blood sugar levels from tears instead of blood – an advance that could save the world's 350 million diabetes patients the discomfort of pricking their fingers for droplets of blood used in traditional blood sugar tests. Their report appears in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry. Mark Meyerhoff and colleagues explain that about 5 percent of the...


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