New Arrivals in Diabetes Management
The K’Watch glucose-testing smartwatch is one of the newest additions to the growing range of diabetes-management devices. It features the usual smartwatch utilities, such as setting alarms for hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia. Once clinically certified, fingertip pricking will be a thing of the past. With clinical certification, the K’Watch will make monitoring blood glucose levels easy and reliable for diabetics.
FreeStyle Libre 3 offers automatic alarms and regular monitoring without self-scans
The FreeStyle Libre 3 provides the user with automatic glucose monitoring and regular alarms without the need to do self-scans. It also offers customizable alarms, which will send you an alert via sound or vibration. The device has an eight-hour history and can be used to monitor glucose levels automatically without self-scanning. However, it is important to know that there is a charge involved in using this device.
The FreeStyle Libre is a continuous glucose monitor that provides continuous blood sugar readings without the need for finger-prick calibrations. This system is intended for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and does not require self-scanning or finger-prick testing. It is a cost-effective device compared to other CGMs. But there are a few limitations. The FreeStyle Libre 3 is only approved for use on the arm and may not work on other locations.
Guardian Connect sensor
The Guardian Connect system provides continuous glucose monitoring, a feature that diabetics can benefit from. The system allows users to see glucose levels in real-time, and detects low levels even without predictive alerts. It also tracks meal and exercise intake, and enables users to see glucose trends over the last 24 hours. Because the sensors are worn on the wrist, the alerts are easily forgotten, so the watch can give you a heads up before a low blood sugar.
While both products offer significant benefits, the Guardian Connect is the least popular CGM on the market. The device is far behind other CGM devices when it comes to overall functionality and experience. The sensor is low-profile, but requires a lengthy warm-up period before it starts functioning. Additionally, the sensor requires a finger prick for calibration, which is both painful and cumbersome. However, the transmitter is rechargeable, making it an excellent option for diabetics.
Although this product hasn’t yet been commercialized, it’s getting closer to its medical certification. It looks like a standard smartwatch and already has utilities such as an alarm for hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. Its clinical certification means that fingertip pricking will soon be a thing of the past. Moreover, the watch can be worn discreetly throughout the day, in all conditions. It can even track the calories and measurements you burnt. The watch can be synced with a dedicated mobile app and send you reminders of when you need to check your blood sugar level.
The K’Watch Glucose 2025 C12+ is the highest-quality blood glucose monitor on the market. This device includes a disposable bottom part that can be disposed of when not in use. The K’apsul features sensors and micro-points that measure blood sugar levels. These sensors are comfortable to wear and won’t break your skin. This product is showerproof, making it convenient to wear while exercising. The battery life of the K’Watch Glucose 2022 C12+ is 18 hours, with a battery replacement time of about 2.5 hours. It also comes with 32 GB of storage for data.
The Eversense 2022 C12+ high-quality blood sugar test smart watch is a wireless glucose sensor that measures interstitial fluid in the body. The sensor is placed either on the upper arm or subcutaneously. It takes about 5 minutes to take a reading, and data is sent to the smart watch every 5 minutes. The device also alerts the user with a vibration if their blood glucose level falls outside of the ideal range. This system can be worn throughout the day and night. Users can set their own custom ranges, and be notified via an alarm if the levels go beyond their desired range.
The Eversense system requires two fingerstick calibrations a day, which can be done via the app. The device also uses proprietary light-based technology to measure blood sugar. This fluorescent chemical produces light and emits it into the sensor. The Eversense transmitter measures this light and alerts the user of highs and lows. The transmitter is rechargeable and comes with 100 adhesives – 90 white and 10 clear.