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Non invasive glucose device -sugarbeat

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by mikeg1964, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    It's not 100% clear how it works. The detail describes a daily disposable skin patch and an adhesive sensor patch. I assume that the skin patch is the reservoir that absorbs the glucose and needs to be changed daily. The skin patch contains the electronics and BLE (power efficient bluetooth) and this is disposed of either daily or every x days. I suspect there is no recharging going on.

    Their description says it works with a phone app (bluetooth enable) and that the app works on iOs and Android, or the SugarBEAT reader.

    There's not a lot of information at the moment on the mechanics of operation.
     
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  2. videoman

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    Have not worn a watch for years but it looks like this is the one but at what cost?
     
  3. BeccyB

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    If the patches are near enough 1/14th of the cost of a libre sensor then I like the fact you don't waste £25 if you knock it off on day 7 (or worse, day 2 as I did once!)

    Will be watching with interest...
     
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  4. DunePlodder

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    The technology sounds like an update of the Glucowatch from around 20 years ago?
    More competition has to be very welcome.
     
  5. tim2000s

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    The underlying technology does seem to be exactly the same.
     
  6. P17BULL

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    Apple watch is represented on their website, so it's definitively Bluetooth and Apple compatible.
     
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