Abbott FreeStyle glucose monitor:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Abbott has CE-marked for sale in Europe its FreeStyle Navigator continuous glucose monitoring system for discreetly measuring glucose levels once per minute in diabetics. The product measures and transmits glucose information to a pager-sized receiver, which can be clipped to a belt or carried in a pocket or purse. It also provides alarms before glucose levels become too high or too low, displays five directional trend arrows to help people monitor whether their glucose is rising or falling, and stores historical data and glucose trend information. It features a disposable sensor that is worn for up to five days; a transmitter with a 3m range; and a wireless receiver with a built-in FreeStyle blood glucose meter.