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Current and Emerging Technology for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Chen, C and Zhao, X-L and Li, Z-H and Zhu, Z-G and Qian, S-H and Flewitt, AJ (2016) Current and Emerging Technology for Continuous Glucose Monitoring. Sensors, 17.

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Abstract

Diabetes has become a leading cause of death worldwide. Although there is no cure for diabetes, blood glucose monitoring combined with appropriate medication can enhance treatment efficiency, alleviate the symptoms, as well as diminish the complications. For point-of-care purposes, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices are considered to be the best candidates for diabetes therapy. This review focuses on current growth areas of CGM technologies, specifically focusing on subcutaneous implantable electrochemical glucose sensors. The superiority of CGM systems is introduced firstly, and then the strategies for fabrication of minimally-invasive and non-invasive CGM biosensors are discussed, respectively. Finally, we briefly outline the current status and future perspective for CGM systems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: continuous glucose monitoring glucose biosensor implanted devices mini-invasive non-invasive
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 18:59
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 01:45
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