The blood sugar monitor can scan through clothing
Millions of people have to check their blood glucose level on a daily basis, and it could get painful and irritating to deal with the wound from taking the blood sample.
The widely used method uses a meter with a tool called a lancet, which is similar to a small scalpel or needle, to obtain a small blood specimen.
The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System is a new blood glucose sensor could help patients to skip that process.
The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System is convenient as its small sensor automatically measures and continuously stores glucose readings all day and night. As opposed to using a lancet, the system can discretely scan through clothing and deliver a glucose reading in about one second.
In addition, the FreeStyle Libre system is designed to be water resistant, so it can be used while you are showering, swimming, or exercising. This greatly improves upon the designs of other testing systems, as it can be worn everywhere and anywhere.
To use the system, you begin by affixing the small sensor system into your upper arm via a simple applicator. The system itself is very small and discreet and is smaller than 1.5 inches.
The FreeStyle Libre system is designed to stay on the body for two weeks and needs to be reapplied every two weeks.
If you are one of the many individuals who need to monitor their blood sugar levels, this system provides a pain-free, discreet, and convenient way to ensure that your blood glucose is at a healthy level.
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