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Blood Glucose Meters For Testing

Clark and Lyons were the first people to come up with the modern glucose measuring meters. This historic event took place at the Cincinnati hospital. The principle behind their working was based on reactions (between glucose enzyme and glucose) that were analyzed by electrochemical sensors. Specifically, the reaction of interest was between oxygen, blood sugar and an enzyme referred to as glucose … [Read more...]

Continuous Blood Glucose Monitors

If you don't like pricking your finger or arm three to ten times a day to test your blood sugar then a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) may be a good alternative. The CGM is not a complete replacement for your glucose meter, but an added protection against extreme high or low blood sugars, and a good way to monitor the trends and fluctuations of your blood sugars over time. It can display blood … [Read more...]