No Needles? The Breakthrough Innovation Of Measuring Blood Sugar Non-Invasively

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BBC Nov 19, 2018: Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project Engadget Jan 12, 2021: Startup claims its new wearable can monitor blood sugar without needles 9To5Mac Jan 25, 2021: Apple Watch blood sugar measurement coming in Series 7, claims report These recent articles probably don’t do justice to the very long-standing interest in measuring blood sugar non-invasively. Tons of time and money has gone into trying to solve this problem, which is the tip of the spear of a bigger problem. Per the American Diabetes Association, diabetes alone affects just over 30M Americans, pre-diabetes about 90M more, and the cost…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.