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Nonlinear optical measurements of glucose concentration
Author(s): V. V. Yakovlev
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Paper Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease that currently affects about 7% of the US population, or roughly about 20 million people. Effectively controlling diabetes requires regular measurements of the blood sugar levels to ensure the one time insulin injection when the concentration of glucose reaches a critical level. In this report, nonlinear Raman microspectroscopy is demonstrated to be a promising new way of continuous and noninvasive way of measuring the glucose concentration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6848, Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems VI, 68480J (19 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.764296
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V. V. Yakovlev, Univ. of Wisconsin/Milwaukee (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6848:
Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems VI
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Warren S. Grundfest; David A. Benaron; Gerald E. Cohn, Editor(s)

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