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Prick-free Options for Monitoring Diabetes

Diabetics have had to prick their fingers for years in order to monitor their blood sugar. Thanks to modern science, a prick-free future may be on the horizon in the world of diabetes.

In recent years, researchers have discovered multiple prick-free options so diabetics can have alternatives. The problem is that the pain of finger pricks discourages many people with diabetes from managing their blood sugar.

As many as 67 percent of people with diabetes may not comply with finger pricks because it is invasive and somewhat painful, according to an American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists news release. However, tho