blood checking

grenard at herpmed.com grenard at herpmed.com
Fri Mar 31 04:05:32 EST 1995


In article <1995Mar29.141901.14301 at leeds.ac.uk>, <mphcw at gps.leeds.ac.uk> 
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> From: mphcw at gps.leeds.ac.uk (C Webster)
> Subject: Re: blood checking 
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> On a futuristic note, there are probes being devloped that shine infra - red
> light through the skin and analyse the resulting spectrum for the analyte of
> choice. I believe something similar has already been done for glucose. I 
would
> be intrested if any one has any more information on this technique.
> 
> TIA
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> Mr Craig Webster, Department of Chemical Pathology and Immunology
> The Old Medical School, Thoresby Place, Leeds, LS2 9JT
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The non-invasive blood glucose monitor is in the final stages of
being approved in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration under
the Medical Devices Act. I am surprised it isnt available in Europe
as yet where they may not have the need for such formalities. Or do
they? 

Steve Grenard
grenard at herpmed.com




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