Blood Glucose Sensor System -Yashwanth Prakash
Application • Establish a wireless communication link between an implantable glucose-sensor and a phone/computer for emergency/records purposes.
Motivation/Problem Definition • Extreme cases of blood glucose level • Hyperglycemia (>110 mg/dl) • Hypoglycemia (<70 mg/dl) • Sudden fluctuations of glucose level • Unconsciousness, Permanent organ failure, Paralysis • Fatality within few minutes • Patient not able to react to the warning message by the glucose sensor monitor.
Design Sensor Human interface Tx PC Rx Phone DTMF
Conclusion • Very useful system for saving lives. • Simple and easy to implement with the existing technology.
Future work • Can be extended to mobile phones to make it more flexible. • Computers can be made to communicate (via internet) with the doctor’s database for records purpose and remote consulting.