Research References

A project log for Meter to Monitor Ketoacidosis Via Breath

Portable, simple and inexpensive test to alert diabetics to elevated levels of Ketones, without the need for blood or urine testing.

Tom MeehanTom Meehan 04/23/2018 at 21:200 Comments

This represents my current research references for building a non invasive test for measuring ketone levels in insulin dependent diabetics.

Journal References : 

(working to complete)

  1. Thati, A., Biswas, A., Chowdhury, A. R., Say, T. K. (2015). Breath Acetone-Based Non-Invasive Detection of Blood Glucose Levels. International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, 8(2), 1244-1260.
  2. Rydosz, A. (2015). A Negative Correlation Between Blood Glucose and Acetone Measured in Healthy and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patient Breath. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 9(4), 881-884.
  3. Suchorska-Wozniak, P. (2017). Detection of Acetone Using Resistive Gas Sensors. PhD Interdisciplinary Journal, x(x), 201-206. Zvyagin, A. A., Shaposhnik, A. V., Ryabtsev, S. V., Shaposhnik, D. A., Vasilév, A. A., Nazarenko, I. N. (2010). Determination of Acetone and Ethanol Vapors Using Semiconductor Sensors. Journal of Analytic Chemistry, 65(1), 94-98.
  4. Zhang, Y., Zhao, J., Du, T., Zhu, Z., Zhang, J., Liu, Q. (2017) A Gas Sensor Array for the Simultaneous Detection of Multiple VOC's. Scientific Reports |7:1960| DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-02150-z
  5. Fine, G. F., Cavanagh, L. M., Afonja, A., Binions, R. (2010). Metal Oxide-Semiconductor Gas Sensors in Enviornmental Monitoring. Sensors, 10, 5469-5502 doi:10.3390/s100605469
  6. Anderson, J. C. (2015). Measuring Breath Acetone for Monitoring Fat Loss: Review. Obesity, 23(12), 2327-2334.
  7. Szulczynski, B., Gebiki, J. (2017). Currently Commercially Available Chemical Sensors Employed for Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds in Outdoor and Indoor Air. Enviornments, 4(21) doi:10.3390/enviornments4010021
  8. Kao, K., Hsu, M., Chang, Y., Gwo, S. and Yeh, J. A. (2012). A Sub-ppm Acetone Gas Sensor for Diabetes Detection Using 10 nm Thick Ultrathin InN FETs. Sensors,12, 7157-7168; doi:10.3390/s120607157
  9. Shaposhnika, A., Zviagin, A., Sizaska, E., Ryabtsevb, S., Vasiliev, A., Shaposhnik, D. (2014). Acetone and ethanol selective detection by a single MOX-sensor. Procedia Engineering 87, 1051 – 1054.
  10. Wang, C. C., Weng, Y. C., Chou, T. C., (2007). Acetone sensor using lead foil as working electrode. Sensors and Actuators B 122, 591–595
  11. Galassetti, P. R., Novak, B., Nemet, D., Rose-Gottron, C., Copper, D. M., Meinardi, S., Newcomb, R., Zaldivar, F., Blake, D. R., (2005). Breath Ethanol and Acetone as Indicators of Serum Glucose Levels: An Initial Report. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 7(1), 115-124.
  12. Musa-Veloso, K., Likhodii, S. S., and Cunnane, S. C., (2002). Breath acetone is a reliable indicator of ketosis in adults consuming ketogenic meals. Am J Clin Nutr,76, 65–70.
  13. Ruzsányi1, V., and Kalapos, M. P., (2017). Breath acetone as a potential marker in clinical practice. J. Breath Res. 11 024002

Websites/Blogs, etc. :

  1.  An Arduino Based Ketosis Detector (for detecting dietary induced ketosis)
  2. Arduino Breathalyzer: Calibrating the MQ-3 Alcohol Sensor
  3. Ketone and Blood Glucose Monitoring System (blood and strip based test for blood ketone levels)