A new method for measuring blood sugar levels in Diabetics
A new method for measuring blood sugar levels in Diabetics
Document number : 189461
Created by: Jessica Olivero, 2016-01-19
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2017-05-16
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Evaluation of a new novel method for non-contact measurement of blood glucose in patients with insulin treated diabetes mellitus

Abstract for the general public

The aim of this project is to test a new device for blood sugar monitoring and compare it to the current standard of finger prick testing, The new device is a small laser which measures blood glucose through the eye. The accuracy and reliability of this new method will be tested.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2015-12-08

Date completed

2017-05-16

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Anna McLean
Cairns Base Hospital
Henrik Falhammar
Docent, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery and Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabete
Casey Maddren
Cairns Clinical School - James Cook University

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is or will be applied for

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