Needle-Free ‘Tattoo’ May Help Make Diabetes Pain-Free

A different kind of temporary tattoo could help people living with diabetes.

For people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, the daily burden of pricking their finger to apply a drop of blood on a test strip is an obstacle to healthy diabetes management.

But a new technology hopes to remove that painful finger prick with a blood sugar–sensing “temporary tattoo.”