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For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks

From WSJ:

Wearable blood-sugar monitors deliver round-the-clock glucose readings—and relief from the daily grind of finger-stick blood testsB

Diabetes patients are increasingly using electronic skin patches and their phones, instead of pricking their fingers, to do the complex job of managing a disease that affects more than 30 million Americans.

Source: For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks – WSJ

The so called healthcare crisis is not a crisis in care it is a crisis in affordability. This is exactly the way technology will reduce costs and solve the crisis.