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Continuous Glucose Monitor w/ Ben Wheeler: November 25, 2022

Continuous Glucose Monitor w/ Ben Wheeler: November 25, 2022

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Friday, November 25, 2022

Blood glucose levels are traditionally measured by the finger prick method.

A device will take a drop of blood from your finger between six to ten times a day and will measure the glucose level in the blood.

However, a new technology called a continuous glucose monitor will allow people with diabetes to go about their lives without having to stop multiple times a day to test their glucose levels.

David spoke to Otago University Professor Ben Wheeler about the technology.