Image of the Week: Wearable analytics

September 6, 2015

Google’s Life Sciences division announced that diabetes would be the first major disease target in their bid to bring new technology to the management of an increasingly common condition. With Google being a powerhouse for analytics, the company appears to be using their know-how to develop smarter ways to quantify disease progression.  One of their developing products is a contact lense that can measure glucose levels in tears, eliminating the need for a diabetic patient to prick a finger multiple times a day. Even more exciting would be to pair a glucose measuring device with an insulin delivery system. For the full story go here.