One Drop has released a blood glucose monitor that is so “shiny and chrome” that Mad Max would be envious. This blinged out diabetic device includes a few layers of offerings which are ideal for biohackers:
Bluetooth syncing with iOS / Apple Watch and Droid support
Subscription Based Unlimited Test Strips (app monitors and sends more as you deplete yours)
Exercise Tracking (integrates with Health Kit)
Integrates with Apple CareKit (patient/doctor information gathering)
Low Carb Approach to Diet – Nice to see an app encouraging carb counting
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