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Glucometer by Joseph Long, London, 1885-1936

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This glucometer or sacchrometer is a type of hydrometer used to estimate the sugar content of a solution. The presence of sugar in a patient's urine is a sign of diabetes. This glucometer was made and invented by Joseph Long, a scientific instrument maker based in London. maker: Long, Joseph Place made: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom


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