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Breathalyzer targets 'stunningly low' compliance for glucose checks

January 3, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

For decades, researchers have sought to find noninvasive ways for people with diabetes to test their blood glucose levels without the dreaded finger stick. Western New England University professors Dr. Ronny Priefer and Dr. Michael Rust have developed a handheld breathalyzer that detects acetone levels in a user's breath that correlate with blood glucose levels. Dr. Priefer spoke with HME News recently about the quest for pain-free glucose checks.HME News: How does the breathalyzer work?Dr....

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