Taking one’s blood sugar level isn’t exactly the most exciting activity on the planet, but here’s a method that will make it all the more enjoyable, especially for kids. The Glucoboy is basically a blood glucose meter that can be used with a Game Boy Advance, where regular use of the meter and good results will result in points which can be redeemed to unlock mini games that come on the included GBA cartridge. Inventor Paul Wessel has wrangled with the legal eagles at Nintendo for three long years before the latter approved his device. I wonder whether there is a DS version in the works…it sounds as though there is room for yet another Trauma Center-like game to make a long overdue appearance on Nintendo’s wildly successful platform. The Glucoboy will retail somewhere in the region of $260.
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