Tim Cook has been spotted at the Apple campus test-driving a
device that tracks blood sugar, which was connected to his
A source said that Cook was wearing a prototype glucose-tracker on
the Apple Watch, which points to future applications that would
make the device a “must have” for millions of people with diabetes
— or at risk for the disease.
As CNBC reported last month, Apple has a team in Palo Alto
working on the “holy grail” for diabetes: Non-invasive and
continuous glucose monitoring. The current glucose trackers on the
market rely on tiny sensors penetrating the skin. Sources said the
company is already conducting feasibility trials in the Bay Area.
Non-invasive continuous glucose monitoring would be a life-changer for anyone with diabetes. But I can’t even imagine how life-changing this will be for kids with diabetes and their parents.