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BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 03 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:8

Diabetic patients get new aid: People with diabetes may soon be able to check their glucose levels without having to prick their finger. A transdermal device which painlessly monitors blood glucose levels was presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association. Tiny electric currents are sent through the skin, opening pores from which interstitial fluid …

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