Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
March 13, 2001
Blood Tests and Insulin Injections
Question from Pinellas Park, Florida, USA:
Where can I buy a non-invasive blood sugar testing device?
You have to go to England to get a GlucoWatch, and even then it is only being used through certain clinics. The company’s hope is for U.S. FDA final approval, and availability at the end of this year . The MiniMed and other devices are rather further away from a general release.
[Editor’s comment: Some of our readers might be aware that the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System, which is currently available, is almost non-invasive, and might be what the writer would want. However, the CGMS is only available for use in conjunction with a doctor’s office for short-term (3-day) use, and is not available for purchase for routine use by a consumer.