November 14, 2011

New Diabetes Test Could Utilize Tears To Measure Glucose Levels Instead Of Blood


Good news for diabetics: The painful finger prick tests used to measure blood sugar might become a distant memory. Now researchers say tears could provide that same information… The University of Michigan research team is not alone. MSNBC reports Jeffrey LaBelle, a biomedical engineer at Arizona State University, has collaborated with the Mayo Clinic to develop tear glucose monitoring technology with a simple device.

Huffington Post, 11/14/11

Tags: Endocrinology / Diabetes

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