Devices for measuring blood sugar can become things of the past. Scientists have developed a unique patch for patients with diabetes. It defines the level of glucose in the drops of sweat of the man, writes Live Science. Even plaster using a special needle can serve in the body, Metformin is one of the common remedies for the treatment of diabetes.
New just looks like a normal patch. In fact, the inner surface consists of microscopic needles and sensors. The first is filled with medicine, the latter determine the level of sugar. When exceeding a certain threshold there is a release of Metformin by heating the needles.
While the patch has been tested on laboratory mice and have shown satisfactory results. Planned clinical experiments and further launch the development on the pharmaceutical market.