Kidney Services - Glycemic Control Using Minimed


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Added on August 5, 2014 at 10:52 AM by Tripp, Fran
Modified on August 5, 2014 at 10:52 AM by Tripp, Fran
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Glycemic Control Using MiniMed Blood glucose levels over 72 hours can be monitored in conscious mice using Medtronic MiniMed CGMS System (Medtronic). In this system, blood glucose level is determined based on glucose concentration in interstitial fluid. A correlation between glucose levels in the blood and interstitial fluid in mice has been previously demonstrated. A fiber probe will be implanted subcutaneously. This probe will detect interstitial glucose levels every ten seconds over three days and the signals will be stored in a glucose monitor. The probe will be removed after the experiment and the mice can be sent back to the researcher.