The team of Carlos Bernal and Nancy Guerra have founded a company with their patented device.
The future looks bright for the eventual widespread marketing of the new testing device. Currently there are approximately 400 million people world wide who have diabetes and that number is increasing every year.
The University of Alberta ended a years long project to analyze the composition of urine. They concluded that there are at least 3000 metabolic compounds in our waste fluid. In the near future the taking of blood samples may be a thing of the past as new urine based tests are being developed.
Lead scientist, David Wishart, in the Alberta investigation is quoted below:
In particular, he notes that new urine-based diagnostic tests for colon cancer, prostate cancer, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, pneumonia and organ transplant rejection are already being developed or are about to enter the marketplace, thanks in part to this work.
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