4/15/2002

The GlucoWatch, a wristwatch that acts as a bloodless glucose monitor, takes repeated readings over a 12-hour period and alerts the wearer to any major blood sugar change, researchers say. Adult diabetics who have to test their levels at odd times could benefit most from the product, but insurance reportedly does not cover the device's $595 price tag or the 12-hour sensors that retail for almost $70 for a pack of 16.

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