Finger Pricks

Portable device eliminates finger sticks

Portable device eliminates finger sticks

Masimo's Pronto, showcased at the recent NADONA conference, is a portable, handheld Pulse CO-Oximeter that offers noninvasive and quick spot-check testing of total hemoglobin (SpHb), SpO2, pulse rate and perfusion index.

Tear drop tests as effective as blood for diabetes testing, study finds

There is new hope for diabetics who dread frequent finger pricks and blood draws used to monitor their blood glucose levels. Scientists say they are developing a device that can test blood sugar levels via teardrops instead of blood.