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The American company “Apple” plans to support the Watch Series 7 with a “blood sugar” test feature to monitor the level of glucose in the blood, through optical sensors, according to reports
Source: Lara Thabet – Erm News
Currently, measuring blood glucose levels requires the use of professional equipment, such as blood glucose meters or implantable blood glucose meters.
The wearable device will be equipped with a sensor capable of reading the level of glucose in the blood, which will be very useful for people with diabetes.
According to reports, Apple received a patent; To monitor blood glucose levels, the company is committed to “ensuring technical reliability before marketing”.
As confirmed by a source from industry observers recently, that the optical sensor from “Apple” can achieve continuous monitoring without the need to implant it. In addition, Apple already has a team of biomedical engineers and consultants who specialize in non-implantable glycemic sensors.
There are reports that the sensor is being tested at clinical sites in the San Francisco Bay Area, and some people even discover that Apple CEO Tim Cook was testing a prototype for monitoring sugar connected to an Apple Watch.
It is also reported that the new Apple Watch will use a microLED display with tactile feedback and hard buttons.
On Monday, a report from the Korean news site ETNews stated that the South Korean company, Samsung, is preparing to unveil three new models of smart watches that support a new technology related to health.
According to the report, the wearable device will be equipped with a sensor, capable of reading the level of glucose in the blood, without the need to constantly needle a finger; To know the measurement of blood sugar.