blood checking

grenard at grenard at
Fri Mar 31 04:05:32 EST 1995

In article <1995Mar29.141901.14301 at>, <mphcw at> 
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> From: mphcw at (C Webster)
> Subject: Re: blood checking 
> Message-ID: <1995Mar29.141901.14301 at>
> Organization: University of Leeds, England
> Date: Wed, 29 Mar 1995 15:19:01 +0100 (BST)
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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 
> be intrested if any one has any more information on this technique.
> -- 
> Mr Craig Webster, Department of Chemical Pathology and Immunology
> The Old Medical School, Thoresby Place, Leeds, LS2 9JT
> Tel:- 0113 2 923285              email (work):- c.webster at
> Fax:- 0113 2 335672                    (home):- cwebster at

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

Steve Grenard
grenard at

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