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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2013
  • pp: 021701–

Noninvasive blood glucose measurement by ultrasound-modulated optical technique

Lili Zhu, Jieqing Lin, Baiqing Lin, and Hui Li  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 021701- (2013)

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We present a method for the noninvasive measurement of blood glucose levels, which are determined by the ultrasound-modulated optical technique. The method is based on the optical scattering coefficient. A sensitivity analysis of the ultrasound-modulated light signals in a scattering medium is conducted. Glucose concentrations in intralipid and hemoglobin solutions are measured using the modulation depth of ultrasound-modulated scattered light. The effects of incident light intensity and sample temperature on the ultrasound-modulated signals are also estimated. Preliminary experimental results suggest that the proposed method is a promising technique for noninvasive blood glucose measurement.

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OCIS Codes
(170.1470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Blood or tissue constituent monitoring
(170.7170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ultrasound
(170.1065) Medical optics and biotechnology : Acousto-optics

Lili Zhu, Jieqing Lin, Baiqing Lin, and Hui Li, "Noninvasive blood glucose measurement by ultrasound-modulated optical technique," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11, 021701- (2013)

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