Think Tattoos Are Taboo? What If They Could Track Your Health? Read This! by Joy Stephenson-Laws JD

Think Tattoos Are Taboo? What If They Could Track Your Health? Read This!

Soon your tattoo may not only celebrate you as an individual but also track your individual health needs. Called the DermalAbyss project, a type of tattoo ink is utilized with biosensors that changes colors when glucose and pH levels fluctuate inside the body. The pH sensors change between purple and pink, and the glucose sensors change between blue and brown. 

So far, the tattoos have only been tested on pig skin and are awaiting human trials, but researchers are hopeful and say the results look promising. If these health-tracking tattoos become safe and available to humans, this could drastically improve the quality of life for diabetics. If diabetics could have a glucose monitoring tattoo, all they would have to do is look at the color of their tattoo. This would make it easier to travel, cause less interruptions during working hours and be less painful.

Read more about DermalAbyss and learn more about your pH level

Enjoy your healthy life!

The information on is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information provided through this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal health care provider.

Nicole DeAvilla
Wow! What an interesting idea. I hope it works.

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