Diabetes News: Google Partners with Novartis to Help Manage Diabetes With Innovative Contact Lens.

July 25th, 2014

Diabetes News: Google Partners with Novartis to Help Manage Diabetes With Innovative Contact Lens.

As if Google Glass wasn’t amazing enough, next on the technological horizon is something even better for those of us living with diabetes: contact lenses capable of monitoring our blood-sugar levels.

They’re still years away from the market, but came a little bit closer a few weeks ago, when Google announced a partnership with Swiss pharmaceutical leader Novartis and its eye-care subsidiary in the US, Alcorn, to develop the lenses.

Given that it was just January when Google said it was searching for development partners, this project seems to be moving pretty fast. And on its blog, Google demonstrates a comprehension, not only of the … Read more...