Open source Arduino blood glucose meter shield uses electrochemical test strips
Arduino

Open source Arduino blood glucose meter shield uses electrochemical test strips

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects millions of people around the world today. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce insulin, a hormone that enables the body to turn glucose into sugar which has resulted to a large number of deaths, an estimate of 1.6 million deaths...

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E-Mosquito takes sample of your Blood to Keep You Healthy
Test/Measurements

E-Mosquito takes sample of your Blood to Keep You Healthy

e-Mosquito is a fully autonomous device pre-programmed to “bite” one’s skin at various times during the day to monitor blood glucose levels. [via] The worst part of getting a shot or having your blood drawn is certainly the anticipation. As reported on IEEE Spectrum,...

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The DIY diabetes kit that’s keeping us alive
Technology

The DIY diabetes kit that’s keeping us alive

Alistair Samuelson uses open source code to track the blood sugar levels of his son George. by Zoe Kleinman @ bbc.com: Frustrated with traditional monitoring and its risks, Mr Samuelson and George have since joined a growing group of T1 sufferers who are building their own solutions...

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