Gallery: Implantable, Solar-Powered Chip Monitors Blood Sugar Levels

 

Diabetics rejoice: a new rice-sized, implantable glucose sensor could eliminate the need to use conventional finger-prick monitors. The solar-powered device, dubbed Glucowizzard, is implanted under a patient’s skin, where it monitors glucose levels continuously until it needs to be replaced approximately a year later.

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  1. Inspiring Green Technol... September 13, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    […] Implantable Solar-powered Chip Monitors Blood Sugar Levels […]

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