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Publication Type : Other
Thematic Areas : Wireless Network and Application
Publisher : International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2013 - Proceedings
Source : International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2013 - Proceedings
Campus : Amritapuri
School : School of Engineering
Center : Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA)
Department : Wireless Networks and Applications (AWNA)
Year : 2013
Abstract : Diabetes is considered as one of the major contributors of precipitate infirmity and death in non-contagious diseases. Prevailing method for determination of blood glucose concentration is using a self-monitoring glucose meter. This process involves pricking the finger and extracting the blood from the forearm and doing the chemical analysis with the help of disposable test strips. The ache, throe and difficulty caused by this technique have lead to the development of a noninvasive method of measurement based on the survey conducted. This technique makes use of a near infrared sensor for transmission and reception of rays from fingertip. Near-infrared (NIR) is sent through the fingertip, before and after occluding the blood flow. By analyzing the variation in received signal intensity obtained after reflection in both the cases, glucose present in blood can be predicted and wirelessly transmitted to a remote PC. © 2013 IEEE.
Cite this Research Publication : Unnikrishna Menon, K.A.; Hemachandran, D. ,; Abhishek, T.K." A survey on non-invasive blood glucose monitoring using NIR "International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing, ICCSP 2013 - Proceedings .