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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body has high sugar levels for prolonged periods of time. It has many negative long-term effects to our health. Monitoring of blood glucose level is an important part of the management of diabetes. A blood glucose monitor consists of a test strip and an electric reader. The test strip is an enzyme coated sensor which converts glucose to an electric current that can be measured by the electronic reader. The technology is well understood but the manufacturing process still requires a high level of skills and control.