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There are about 450 million diabetics around the world, and while we do already have a reliable way of measuring blood sugar, it requires patients to prick their finger each time they want a reading. Is there a better way?

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Sources:
http://www.chem.ualberta.ca/~campbell/resources/Bioanalytical-2012/glucose_sensors.pdf
https://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/1826/3453/Home%20Blood%20Glucose%20Biosensors%20a%20commercial%20prespective-2005.pdf%3Bjsessionid=79FB7AA3442BEAE663DF93DEB94CDA9D?sequence=1
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/dia.2015.0417
https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/17/1/182/htm
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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0039914017309098#bib8
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/managing-diabetes/continuous-glucose-monitoring
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26725934
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10544-007-9073-3

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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/glucose-meter-test-strip-and-pen-to-prick-the-finger-on-isolated-white-background-gm971904160-264648125
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/i-still-need-to-work-out-how-to-use-this-properly-gm904149436-249351671
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/man-sleeping-with-smart-watch-in-his-hand-gm1062905508-284161292
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/athlete-looking-at-his-smart-watch-gm877744918-244874674
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/doctor-testing-biological-specimen-gm582279020-99805807
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/three-year-old-boy-shows-myofunctional-trainer-helps-equalize-the-growing-teeth-and-gm911629090-250994656
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/contact-lenses-macro-close-up-man-holding-lens-on-finger-customer-patient-or-eye-gm1065782058-285008740
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/man-choosing-wearing-glasses-in-optical-store-gm930110874-255027417


https://www.videoblocks.com/video/blood-sugar-diabetes-and-healthcare-concept---a-woman-takes-a-measurement-with-a-glucose-meter-at-home-h1mpjcln7jnwj14nv
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/a-person-stitches-the-finger-due-to-test-the-sugar-value-in-the-blood-isolated-on-white-background-lcvkuoa
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/blood-in-glucose-animation-bzmr9v0rcmjp46pruk
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/blood-sugar-diabetes-and-healthcare-concept---a-woman-takes-a-blood-sample-with-a-lancet-and-measures-blood-sugar-levels-with-a-glucose-meter-at-home-bae3v3p3xjo4a8v0h
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/slow-motion-munching-white-rabbit-2-thg8inf
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/close-up-cute-fluffy-light-brown-baby-bunny-eating-big-fresh-carrot-bcuuyy-0itv6rvzd

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glucose_oxidase.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glucose_oxidase_rxn.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BGM_twopart.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Capillary_microcirculation.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Suckale08_fig3_glucose_insulin_day.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BGM_twopart.JPG
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