Home

Tim Cook is testing a new Apple Watch device that monitors his blood sugar levels

Apple | May 21, 2017 | Master3395

Tim Cook is not only acting CEO at Apple, but he’s also one of its beta testers.

This week, CNBC reported that Cook has been testing a new device that monitors his blood sugar levels. This glucose monitor is a prototype attached to Cook’s Apple Watch that can track how food consumption and exercise affects the CEO’s blood sugar levels.

Back in February, Cook told students at the University of Glasgow that he had been continuously wearing a glucose monitor, but did not confirm it whether it was an Apple prototype.

It’s mentally anguishing to stick yourself many times a day to check your blood sugar.

"It’s mentally anguishing to stick yourself many times a day to check your blood sugar,” Cook said. “There is lots of hope out there that if someone has constant knowledge of what they’re eating, they can instantly know what causes the response... and that they can adjust well before they become diabetic."

Apple has been very interested in developing what it calls the “holy grail” in diabetes: non-invasive, continuous glucose monitoring. Last month, it was reported that Apple has had a team of biomedical engineers working on this very project for five years. If successful, these sensors would be able to monitor blood sugar levels without breaking the skin.

According to CNBC, Apple is currently conducting feasibility trials in clinics near Cupertino. And the company has also reportedly been in conversations with consultants to figure out “regulatory pathways.”

Why this matters: If Apple is successful in creating this next-gen glucose monitor, it would transform the Apple Watch from a wearable accessory to a revolutionary health device. Even though the Watch can now monitor your heart rate and track your activity, it’s obvious Apple wants to add more significant health applications.

Keywords: Apple, Consumer Electronics, Apple Watch, Tim Cook

Author: Master3395

Comments:

comments powered by Disqus
Discord

Page 1 of 417  >  >>

DisplayPort 2.0 comes with incredible screen resolutions

displayport-1200x720-1200x720.jpg

Jul 21, 2019 | Category: General | Comments

The new display standard can take over HDMI

Last month, we wrote that a new version of the display connection standard DisplayPort is on its way. Now, all specifications are officially launched, although we probably have to wait at least another year before we start seeing products that support it.

read more…

All Chromium browsers now get better integration with Windows 10

1563417204_screenshot_33_story.jpg

Jul 20, 2019 | Category: General | Comments

"All" gets better thanks to new Microsoft Edge.

With its entry into the Chromium world, Microsoft has been a great provider to the browser platform we are well acquainted with, including Google Chrome. The latest news means that all Chromium-based browsers are now getting closer to Windows 10.

read more…

Do you have such a wireless USB receiver? Then you need to update now

Skjermbilde-2019-07-16-kl.-16.21.53-1280x720.jpg

Jul 19, 2019 | Category: IT | Comments

You can be hacked through your Logitech product.

When you buy a wireless keyboard or a wireless mouse from Logitech, you are welcome to use a wireless USB receiver.

read more…

Page 1 of 417  >  >>