Portland diabetes device maker envisions life beyond the pinprick

Elizabeth Hayes, Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal

For people with Type 1 diabetes, the more blood-glucose monitoring they can do, the better.

But pricking a finger and drawing blood up to 20 times a day is both painful and inconvenient. Continuous glucose monitoring devices exist currently, but none is noninvasive — they still require a sensor to be inserted under the skin.

But what if you could monitor your glucose levels with a wearable device, similar to a watch, 24/7?

A Portland startup is charging toward that goal, as are all the large medical device makers.  Read more at bizjournals.com

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