Light replaces the Needle.
‘Empa and the University Hospital Zurich have joined forces to develop a sensor that gages the blood sugar through skin contact. And best of all: No blood samples are necessary, not even to calibrate the sensor. “Glucolight” is initially to be used in premature babies to avoid hypoglycemia and subsequent brain damage.’ ex Empa website
|Damien de Courten, scientist at Dept. of Neonatology, University Hospital Zurich, shows Glucolight’s measuring head with the smart membrane. Photo: Empa.|