Apple Watch To Get Blood-Glucose Monitoring App

The app will integrate with a glucose monitor the company already sells and will offer diabetics an easier way to check their glucose, said Jorge Valdes, chief technical officer at th manufacturer DexCom. "Diabetics really don't want others to know they have diabetes," said Valdes, adding that individuals with the condition check their blood-sugar levels approximately 50 times a day. To check their glucose levels now, people must use a handheld device that transmits data from the monitor and resembles an earlier version of an iPod Nano, he said.

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