We ran an article this morning on Diabetes News Hound about a new technology that measures blood sugar levels through a sensor placed on the earlobe. You can read it here: New Technology Uses Earlobe to Test Blood Sugar
I am curious what kind/brand of monitors people currently use and whether or not they would switch to something a monitor like the one described in this article?
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I use two types Bayer Contour and Accu-Chek Aviva. The heals of my hands would enjoy it.
If I understood the article correctly, one would have to carry a device which would be attached to one’s ear, similar to the headset of an MP3 player? Sounds annoying to me…I’d much rather do finger sticks when I need to, even if it is 7-10 times a day, than have something in my ear constantly. Unless one just puts it in one’s ear when testing? Not sure I understood exactly how it would work.
I currently use the One Touch UltraLink, and occasionally use the One Touch mini meter.