In the beginning, there was Glucowatch
. And it was not good.
In fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) actually approved a device called the (https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf/P990026S008b.pdf) GlucoWatch
Some of the technologies have been integrated into wrist-worn devices, such as GlucoWatch
biographer, for unobtrusive measurement .
G2 Biographer" US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health Consumer Information.
DESIGN: Randomized clinical trial conducted by the Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) to assess the utility of the GlucoWatch
Gross e colaboradores (2002) citam McCulloch em seu trabalho sobre monitoramento da glicose e manejo do Diabetes Mellitus referindo 3 metodos de avaliacao glicemica: Atraves de glicosimetros, na qual e realizada com a obtencao de sangue capilar, colocado em tiras reagentes e inserida no aparelho que fornece o resultado em segundos; Atraves do Glucowatch
, que e um aparelho que funciona como um relogio e utiliza uma tecnica de avaliacao nao invasiva e mais frequente da glicose capilar atraves da iontoforese, em aproximadamente 20 minutos; Outra tecnica e a de um sensor que mede a glicose por metodo enzimatico no fluido intersticial do tecido subcutaneo durante ate 3 dias.
Rates of glucose change measured by blood glucose meter and the Glucowatch
Biographer during day, night, and around mealtimes.
Halford suggested, it's worth trying the CGM code S1030, which was developed for the previous device, the GlucoWatch
. That device is no longer on the market, but the code's description--"continuous noninvasive glucose monitoring device, purchase"-doesn't specify any brand.
Weinzimer and I found absolutely none in a large randomized 6month trial of the GlucoWatch
Cygnus, Inc.'s GlucoWatch
G2[R] Biographer is approved to detect glucose level trends in people with diabetes.
offers a painless way for diabetics to frequently check their blood sugar levels.
announced that nearly six months after it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration the GlucoWatch
G2 Biographer was available at retail.