Contact Lenses That Measures Blood Sugar Levels

Posted by on January 31, 2014 in News | 0 comments

This technological advance was too interesting not to share.  Google has developed a new smart contact lenses could help millions of diabetics worldwide.

The lenses have glucose sensors , very small wireless chips that are sandwiched between two lenses and a wifi antennae that is smaller than a human hair.  They can monitor blood sugar levels once per second and send a wireless signal. Google is working to integrate LED lights that would flash to indicate high or low blood sugar levels.

The product is still is still being tested, but Google has run clinical research studies.  Google estimates that it will take five years before the product will reach consumers.

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