Researchers create a temporary painless tattoo to monitor blood sugar level in diabetics

January 19, 2015 7:02 AM

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Getting the finger pricked several times during the course of a day to check the level of blood sugar is undoubtedly just ONE if the several horrors a diabetic must go through. Researchers at the University of California have come up with a unique, temporary rub-on tattoo which will have an ultra thin sensor patched on to the patient’s skin and help them monitor their blood sugar level.

This innovative tattoo idea for diabetics comes after Google had announced developing contact lenses to monitor glucose level in the tears of the users. The tattoo sounds like a huge improvement upon the tech-giant’s idea.

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