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Earring as real-time monitor for blood sugar levels

Earring as real-time monitor for blood sugar levels

The wearable tiny gadgets look like earring but do much more. The Sense earring uses high-frequency radio waves and runs via rechargeable battery power. The hi-tech earring provides discrete glucose tracking by eliminating the need for daily blood draws, Springwise reports.

The Sense Glucose Earring was presented by the designer Tyra Kozlow. The tiny gadget was developed to help younger people more consistently manage their Type-1 diabetes. Thus, a small wearable that provides non-stop blood glucose monitoring.

Prior to creation, the engineer recognised the need for a product that integrated well with the lives of oft-connected teens in a discreet manner. The Sense earring uses high-frequency radio waves and works from rechargeable battery power.

The earring eliminates the need for frequent daily finger pricks to check the level of sugar in the blood, helping to reduce the overall discomfort. Readings are sent to the accompanying app through Bluetooth, and wearers are sent alerts depending on the data.

The smart health gadget made a scoop at the 2020 Global Grad Show.