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Noninvasive Glucose Monitors Devices, Technologies, Players and Prospects

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Dublin, Nov. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6jcxb/noninvasive) has announced the addition of the "Noninvasive Glucose Monitors Devices, Technologies, Players and Prospects" report to their offering.

For diabetes patients, glucose monitoring is a way of life, a several-times-per-day routine critical to physiological health. But while the traditional finger prick method has been a standard disease management tool for decades, issues of patient compliance and the limitations of current methods in detecting short-term fluctuations in glucose levels have brought a host of companies into the hunt for less invasive and more user-friendly alternatives. Now the convergence of small-scale electronics and sophisticated biocompatible product designs is giving hope for a better future to millions of diabetes patients worldwide.

Noninvasive glucose monitors that can measure glucose levels accurately and reliably have the capability to improve glycemic control and patient wellbeing. By integrating the sensing element, electronics, and a power source in a single package, noninvasive monitors are creating new options for caregivers and their diabetes patients. Signal processing improvements - include improved signal-to-noise ratios and interference filtering - will continue to be critical to the commercialization prospects of noninvasive monitors.

While the potential is substantial, for most participants the road to commercialization will contain numerous speed bumps and delays that will strain capitalization requirements and investor patience. Successful players will be those that realize the value of partnerships and strategic alliances.

Highlights

  • Analyzes and evaluates noninvasive glucose sensing and monitoring technologies and development-stage products and assesses market potential and commercialization risks and opportunities
  • Examines noninvasive glucose monitor design issues and evolving market factors
  • Provides detailed status of noninvasive glucose monitors currently in development
  • Forecasts the impact of glucose sensing technology and devices on diabetes management markets and projects probable future developments
  • Profiles market participants, their technology, product development activity, and business strategies

Key Topics Covered

Executive Summary

Diabetes Management Market Overview

  • Diabetes Economics
  • Monitoring Glucose Levels
  • Key Factors in Patient Compliance
  • Market Drivers
  • Industry Alignment and Competitive Landscape

New Generation Monitor Design Factors

Noninvasive Glucose Measurement Technologies

  • Detection Technology
  • Electro-Physiology
  • Impedence
  • Photoacoustic
  • Resistance
  • Spectroscopy
  • Thermal Emission/Thermography
  • Gas Analysis
  • Important Private Research Programs

Commercialization Factors

Market Factors

Noninvasive Glucose Monitor Product Assessments

  • Spectroscopy
  • Raman
  • Occlusion Spectroscopy
  • Impedance Spectroscopy
  • Fluorescence
  • NIR
  • Electrical Resistance
  • Multimode Sensing
  • Ocular
  • Transdermal
  • Electro-Physiology
  • Breath/Exhalation

Sector Participant Company Profiles

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Sector: Diagnostics

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