This Six-Second Eye Scan Can Tell You If You’re Going To Get Diabetes

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The device scans the eye with a blue light, measuring the intensity of light emitted by the eye. When there’s too much sugar in a patient’s body, sugar molecules start binding to proteins in the lens of the eye. A higher measurement of what’s called “lens autofluorescence” corresponds to higher levels of glucose build-up in the eye.

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