As we know, nobody’s nailed the non-invasive glucose testing dream yet. But as reported:
“This is thought to be because excess glucose stimulates the production of an enzyme called heme oxygenase, which catalyses reactions that release CO2 and other by-products.
“This has given consumer electronics company Philips an idea for a non-invasive blood glucose meter that simply monitors the concentration of carbon monoxide in exhaled breath…
Read the full glucose breath test patent application.”
That’s all I know for now. Could this test be viable and reliable? Cross your fingers till they hurt, People!
Editor’s Note: A big thank you to Allison for the hat tip.