Google developing high-tech contact lens to help diabetics

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – You can find information on practically everything with Google. Need info on diabetes? Just Google it! Now if you’re diabetic, imagine measuring your glucose levels with Google. It would be a thing pretty soon.

Google is working on a contact lens that would be able to measure glucose in your tears using a wireless chip and a tiny sensor. An LED light inside the lens would flash when levels are too low or high. That would eliminate diabetics from having to prick their finger for a blood test. It’s still in the early stages, but Google says they are talking to the FDA about it.

While this is good news for diabetics, there was also some Google-related good news for a California woman. Cecilia Abadie was ticketed for wearing Google glass while driving. A judge dismissed the citation, saying there’s no proof the headset was actually on while she was driving.

Texting and driving is bad enough. The last thing we need is Googling and driving.

With Google seemingly taking over with new high-tech things, we’re going to be able to do everything with just a blink of an eye.

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