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Acoustic photometry of biomedical parameters for association with diabetes and Covid-19

Imad, Abdulrahman and Malik, Noreha and Belal, Hamida and Hong, Seng Gan and Khan, Sheroz (2022) Acoustic photometry of biomedical parameters for association with diabetes and Covid-19. Emerging Science Journal, 6 (Special Issue). pp. 42-56. ISSN 2610-9182

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Because of their mortality rate, diabetes and COVID-19 are serious diseases. Moreover, people with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing COVID-19 complications. This article therefore proposes a single, non-invasive system that can help people with diabetes and COVID-19 to monitor their health parameters by measuring oxygen saturation (SPO2), heart rate, and body temperature. This is in contrast to other pulse oximeters and previous work reported in the literature. A Max30102 sensor, consisting of two light-emitting diodes (LEDs), can serve as a transmission spectrum to enable three synchronous parameter measurements. Hence, the Max30102 sensor facilitates identification of the relationship between COVID-19 and diabetes in a cost-effective manner. Fifty subjects (20 healthy, 20 diabetic, and 10 with COVID-19), aged 18-61 years, were recruited to provide data on heart rate, body temperature, and oxygen saturation, measured in a variety of activities and scenarios. The results showed accuracy of ±97% for heart rate, ±98% for body temperature, and ±99% for oxygen saturation with an enhanced time efficiency of 5-7 seconds in contrast to a commercialized pulse oximeter, which took 10-12 seconds. The results were then compared with those of commercially available pulse oximetry (Oxitech Pulse Oximeter) and a thermometer (Medisana Infrared Thermometer). These results revealed that uncontrolled diabetes can be as dangerous as COVID-19 in terms of high resting heart rate and low oxygen saturation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7222/97276
Uncontrolled Keywords: Max30102 Sensor; Diabetes; COVID-19; Oxygen Saturation; Heart Rate; Body Temperature
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Belal Ahmed Hamida
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2022 10:38
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2022 10:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/97276

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