Tag: diabetes technology

n4a wins Sanofi-Aventis 2012 Data Design Diabetes Challenge

n4a has been named the winner of the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Challenge (@DDDiabetes) hosted by Sanofi-Aventis. n4a is a collaboration of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Minority Quality Forum with a mandate to identify people living with diabetes and avoid preventable hospitalizations.

Researcher develops method for measuring glucose levels in tears

Dr Jun Hu, a researcher at the University of Akron, has made a major breakthrough in the use of non-invasive technology for continuous blood glucose monitoring in diabetic patients using a contact lens and smartphone application. Users simply wear a contact lens throughout the day and if at any point their body is not properly […]