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Evidence is mounting that Apple is working on a glucose-monitoring device

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Montez Delgado | 19 May, 2017, 14:50

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been wearing a prototype glucose tracker that pairs with the Apple Watch, according to a report from CNBC.

It seems as though Cook isn't protected from the always looming threat of intelligence leaks even at the famously secretive Apple Campus in Cupertino.

If you had trouble believing the Apple Watch is genuinely close to non-invasively monitoring its wearer's blood sugar the first and second time we heard speculation on the matter recently, maybe third time will be the charm. According to the latest report from CNBC, the diabetes sensor, which needs to be paired with the Apple Watch, was donned by Apple's chief executive over the smartwatch.

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Apple's interest in non-invasive glucose monitoring techniques could indeed pave the way for some breakthrough research in treating diabetes and other emerging challenges in life sciences.

This development provides more credibility to the reports that Apple has hired a small team of biomedical scientists to secretly develop technology which can be used to track blood sugar levels in a non-invasive manner. Speaking to CNBC last month, biomedical expert John L. Smith said developing such a device has been "the most hard technical challenge I have encountered in my career".

In February, Cook spoke about his personal interest in glucose monitors as he collected an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow.

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Apple's plans in the space could be quite far along. The current glucose trackers on the market rely on tiny sensors and rumours suggests that the company is already conducting feasibility trials in the Bay Area.

Apple does not typically comment on rumours such as this one.

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