Overview of some non-invasive spectroscopic methods of glucose level monitoring / Przegląd wybranych nieinwazyjnych spektroskopowych metod monitorowania poziomu glukozy

Izabela Anna Osiecka , Tadeusz Pałko


Nowadays over 400 million adults suffer from diabetes worldwide. By 2040 this number will rise to 642 million. In addition, more than 300 million adults have impaired glucose tolerance, which means a high risk of developing the disease in the future. Also, many patients are undiagnosed, which results in severe complications. It is an important social problem, because from the moment of recognition the treatment lasts a lifetime. Currently, mainly devices based on invasive, electrochemical or photosensitive methods to measure glucose concentration in small blood samples, are offered on the market. Hence, the development of a new non-invasive glucose sensor is a desirable goal. Such measurement system should be cost-effective, comfortable and allowing continuous monitoring of glucose levels in blood. There are many reports on new, fast and highly sensitive methods and the most common research direction relates to spectroscopic techniques. Some of them are presented in this paper.
Author Izabela Anna Osiecka (FM / IMBE)
Izabela Anna Osiecka,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
, Tadeusz Pałko (FM / IMBE)
Tadeusz Pałko,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
Journal seriesActa Bio-Optica et Informatica Medica, Inżynieria Biomedyczna, ISSN 1234-5563
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishdiabetes, glucose sensor, spectroscopic techniques
URL http://www.inzynieria-biomedyczna.com/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&id=44:2016&Itemid=135
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)12
ScoreMinisterial score = 12.0, 05-09-2019, ArticleFromJournal
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