Glucose Monitoring Systems: The State of the Art
This article was originally published in Start Up
The glucose meter market is dominated by established big-company players. They all have a variety of meters to suit the lifestyles of different types of patients, from simple finger-stick lancets to less painful alternate site meters to elaborate systems that capture, store, plot, and transmit data and display dietary information. Most are also aiming their R&D at developing minimally invasive or percutaneous continuous glucose monitoring systems. The companies profiled in this issue each have a product development strategy designed to address the limitations of current technologies, and are directing their efforts at some of the many niches in the glucose testing market.
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