A New Way to Track Blood Sugar During Exercise

A New Way to Track Blood Sugar During Exercise

Been diagnosed with diabetes need essential care involves regularly measuring blood sugar

Been diagnosed with diabetes one of the biggest challenges is tracking blood sugar consistently and accurately. This is hard and also challenging in certain situations. like during exercise. Even though you want to GIVE IT YOUR ALL or not, you to make sure you are tracking your blood sugar label to avoid hypoglycemia.

Researchers at Binghamton University, part of the state University of New York developed The new paper based sensor patch. And this research developed the first device specifically designed for use during exercise. Monitoring for hypoglycemia is climatic. it allows for non-invasive monitoring of blood glucose in human sweat. Each of the patch is a wearable single use biosensor that be attached to the skin like a sticking bandage. If done well then the patch then wicks sweat into a reservoir that monitors the glucose levels

There are many other non invasive sweat measuring Glucometers out there, but they all fall short when comes to precise monitoring because they fail to consistently collect enough sweat for analysis they run into difficulties because of sweat sample evaporation, or require an unreasonable amount of time in order to collect sufficient amounts of sweat for accurate measurements.

GlucoWatch was approved in early 2000s by FDA. these which used an electrical current to get a sample of glucose from the body, the glucose was then measured by sensors in the back of the Watch .After the first phase of the research Patients found out that because watch had to be worn tightly, they started developing an annoying and persistent rash. The Watch also required warm up time as much as three hours, if you have hair on your arms you will to shave the area under the watch to prevent interference with reading. The sensor will not be accurate if you were sweaty

Wearable Technologies reviewed a couple of new, non-invasive glucose monitoring devices In 2016. And these devices are below

One device that interfaces with your smart device is called DIA-VIT. DIA-VIT is a non invasive device that interfaces with your smart device so that you can track your glucose level fluctuations. A SugarBeat is a non invasive patch that has an electronic sensor. It detects real time measurements of blood glucose levels every five minutes. These also interfaces with your smart device. The GlucoTrack is a device that is clips to your earlobe and uses three technologies to calculate weighted averages of blood sugar levels

All of these technologies each has ongoing issues that interfaces with precise, dependable readings. Gadgets & Wearables review of non-invasive glucose monitoring devices in 2017 offers some of the latest glucometers that interface with smart devices and apps. Still, these are not optimal for monitoring during exercise.

Rumor has that Apple was developing a wearable glucose-measuring device that would track blood sugar without the need to “break skin.” Their efforts come after Google tried to develop a contact lens to measure glucose in tears, but after Novartis licensed the technology, the project went silent. Still, Tim Cook was seen this year with a portable glucose monitoring prototype so the project may yet come to fruition.

It may be true but new patches are on the market just yet. But they are likely the first in a series of new efficient technologies for the management of diabetes allowing for non-invasive glucose monitoring, and precise measurements using sweat — a perfect match for an active person.

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