In the past year, the medical field has been on the verge of revolutionising medicine.
A new technology, the blood glucose meter, has been developed that would give doctors an early indication of how low a patient is on the blood sugar scale.
The new device would provide a quicker way to assess how much of a patient’s blood sugar is actually in control and could also be used to monitor patients’ levels of insulin in their body.
It is hoped that by developing this new technology doctors could improve their clinical diagnosis, treatment and even life expectancy.
The test would be used by hospitals and doctors to help diagnose and treat diabetes, as well as in emergency situations such as when people are ill.
However, there are many hurdles to overcome.
Currently, doctors have to collect blood samples from patients at home.
The tests require that the patient wear a monitoring device, such as a glucose meter.
The device is attached to the patient’s forehead and can be placed anywhere.
The patient is also asked to answer questions, such for example, on the frequency of their blood sugar levels.
At present, the tests are not reliable enough to determine if a patient has diabetes, but there are reports that they can detect glucose levels as low as 10 mg/dL.
A new device developed by a private company could revolutionise diabetes diagnosticsThe company, Global Insulin, is developing a test that could be used in hospitals to monitor blood glucose levels.
The company, founded by a former US army lieutenant general, has received $20 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its work.
Global Insulin CEO Rishi Agarwal said that the company has developed a new blood glucose test that can be used clinically.
“The technology allows us to measure the amount of glucose in the bloodstream and it can detect low blood glucose in a patient in the immediate vicinity,” he said.
Mr Agarwals claims that the new device is about 50 times more accurate than the current test, which has to be placed under the patient for several hours.
Although it is still in the prototype stage, the company says that it is aiming to launch the test by March 2019.
Doctors can now use the new test to help determine if patients have diabetesThe new blood sugar test will also be made available to doctors in the US and Australia.
It is hoped by the new technology that doctors can improve their diagnosis, treat and even their lives expectancy.
Dr Agarwa said that he believes that the test would help improve the diagnosis of patients who are being treated for diabetes.
While it is unlikely that the technology would replace the need for an actual blood test, it would provide valuable data to doctors to monitor their patients’ glucose levels in real-time.
He said that it was important to make sure that doctors have the best diagnostic tools at their disposal, including the new Blood Glucose Monitoring System (BGMHS), to ensure that patients are being diagnosed correctly.
“The BGMHS is an innovative technology that is able to monitor the glucose level of blood from the nose to the fingertips in a manner similar to that of a blood glucose sensor,” Dr Agarwar said.
“The BMGHS is also highly accurate, measuring blood glucose with a resolution of 10 micrograms/l, which is around two-tenths of a microgram for a normal adult.”
The BGSHS can be fitted to the blood of anyone over the age of 40.
It can be worn on the wrist or under the skin, but must be worn for around a minute before the device will detect blood glucose.
The device, which would cost $10,000, will be available to anyone over 40 years of age by the end of March 2019, according to Dr Agamwals.
His company is also working with an international company, Sarepta, to develop the BGMHD.