Functional Contact Lens Monitors Blood Sugar Without Needles


June 1, 2011


Researchers from the University of Washington (UW) and Microsoft Research Connections (MRC) are working together to develop a non-invasive, technological solution that promises to improve both the health and overall quality of life for diabetics: a contact lens that monitors blood glucose levels. This innovative solution represents a trend in technology, the Natural User Interface (NUI).


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    Desney Tan

    Vice President and Managing Director, Microsoft Health Futures