Prof Adrian Porch of Cardiff Uni
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Cardiff Uni blood glucose measure 'uses microwaves'

Scientists have created a portable blood glucose measure for diabetics which uses microwaves instead of pricking the skin.

Currently, diabetics have to test their blood several times a day or use inserted devices known as continuous blood glucose monitors.

A new monitor created by Cardiff University's School of Engineering can be discreetly stuck on the skin.

Prof Adrian Porch and Dr Heungjae Choi explained to BBC Wales how it works.

  • 05 May 2016
  • From the section Wales
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