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Nanoparticle Ink Can Measure Glucose Levels for Diabetics

By: Allison Love - Published: • References: web.mit.edu & popsci
Diabetes-monitoring tattoos are an innovation which helps diabetics manage their glucose levels and stay healthy. In fact, MIT researchers found that nanoparticle ink can easily and immediately help users identify when their body's glucose level fluctuates to unsafe levels.

Further, the diabetes-monitoring tattoos fade every six months, reminding you to be re-injected with the glucose monitoring ink while minimizing the usual permanence of getting inked.

Implications - CONFUSING. MAYBE FOCUS ON THE CONSUMER NEED TO BE ACCEPTED DESPITE DISEASES AND HOW COMPANIES CAN HELP?

People who are affected by diseases such as diabetes are looking for ways to incorporate the needed medical assistance in their life. By taking an accepted aspect of society and melding to together, affected persons can feel almost normal and less worried about monitoring themselves. Stats for Diabetes Monitoring Tattoos Trending: Older & Warm
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