US Patent No: 5,497,772

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Glucose monitoring system

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A glucose monitoring system continuously measures the glucose concentration in a patient's blood, provides an indication of the rate of change of such concentration, and determines whether the measured concentration and rate of change are within certain preset limits. If not, an audible and/or visual alarm signal is generated. The glucose monitoring system includes a glucose sensor adapted to be inserted into the venous system of the patient, where it responds to blood glucose and produces sensor signals related to the glucose concentration. The sensor signals are delivered through a suitable interconnect cable to a glucose monitor. In one embodiment, the interconnect cable includes a contactless connector that electrically isolates the glucose sensor from the monitor, and reduces the number of conductors required to interface with a plurality of sensors. The glucose monitor interprets the sensor signals by applying a previously determined calibration to quantitatively determine the blood glucose value. The blood glucose value thus determined is then processed in order to determine the rate of change, is stored (to create a history or record), and may also be displayed in large, easy-to-read numerals. Rate of change information (trend) may also be numerically or graphically displayed.

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ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHSANTA CLARITA, CA159

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lebel, Ronald J Sherman Oaks, CA 104 15134
Lucisano, Joseph Y San Diego, CA 27 4530
Mann, Alfred E Beverly Hills, CA 106 10592
Rule, III Orville R Los Angeles, CA 2 1051
Schulman, Joseph H Santa Clarita, CA 235 18359
Whitmoyer, David I Los Angeles, CA 12 3906

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8,368,556 Method and system for providing data communication in continuous glucose monitoring and management system 0 2010
8,343,093 Fluid delivery device with autocalibration 0 2010
8,602,991 Analyte sensor introducer and methods of use 0 2010
8,585,591 Method and system for providing basal profile modification in analyte monitoring and management systems 0 2010
8,798,934 Real time management of data relating to physiological control of glucose levels 1 2010
8,478,557 Method and apparatus for providing analyte monitoring system calibration accuracy 5 2010
7,948,369 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic multi-stage signal amplification in a medical device 15 2010
7,884,729 Method and system for providing data management in data monitoring system 15 2010
8,514,086 Displays for a medical device 2 2010
8,993,331 Analyte monitoring system and methods for managing power and noise 0 2010
8,287,454 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2010
8,414,750 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 0 2010
8,187,183 Continuous glucose monitoring system and methods of use 3 2010
8,765,059 Blood glucose tracking apparatus 0 2010
8,185,181 Method and apparatus for detecting false hypoglycemic conditions 0 2010
9,031,630 Analyte sensors and methods of use 0 2010
8,509,107 Close proximity communication device and methods 2 2010
8,506,482 Method and system for providing continuous calibration of implantable analyte sensors 0 2011
8,089,363 Method and system for providing data management in data monitoring system 3 2011
9,011,502 Medical device inserters and processes of inserting and using medical devices 0 2011
8,362,904 Analyte monitoring system and methods 0 2011
8,638,220 Method and apparatus for providing data communication in data monitoring and management systems 0 2011
8,149,103 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic multi-stage amplification in a medical device 6 2011
8,734,344 On-body medical device securement 0 2011
8,635,046 Method and system for evaluating analyte sensor response characteristics 0 2011
9,066,697 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2011
8,543,183 Analyte monitoring and management system and methods therefor 0 2011
8,471,714 Method and system for providing data management in data monitoring system 1 2011
8,571,808 Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system 0 2012
8,473,220 Method and device for early signal attenuation detection using blood glucose measurements 0 2012
8,417,545 Device and method for automatic data acquisition and/or detection 0 2012
8,718,958 Method, system and computer program product for real-time detection of sensitivity decline in analyte sensors 2 2012
8,484,005 Method and system for determining analyte levels 0 2012
8,764,657 Medical device inserters and processes of inserting and using medical devices 1 2012
8,427,298 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic multi-stage amplification in a medical device 4 2012
9,050,041 Method and apparatus for detecting false hypoglycemic conditions 0 2012
8,622,903 Continuous glucose monitoring system and methods of use 0 2012
8,744,547 Optimizing analyte sensor calibration 0 2012
8,532,935 Method and device for providing offset model based calibration for analyte sensor 0 2012
8,652,043 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2012
8,593,287 Analyte monitoring system and methods 0 2012
8,597,575 Analyte monitoring devices and methods therefor 1 2012
8,682,615 Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system 0 2012
8,802,006 Method and system for sterilizing an analyte sensor 0 2012
8,612,163 Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system 1 2012
9,069,536 Electronic devices having integrated reset systems and methods thereof 0 2012
8,710,993 Mitigating single point failure of devices in an analyte monitoring system and methods thereof 0 2012
8,862,198 Method and system for providing an integrated analyte sensor insertion device and data processing unit 0 2012
8,920,319 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2012
8,718,739 Analyte sensor calibration management 0 2012
8,542,122 Glucose measurement device and methods using RFID 0 2013
8,676,601 Device and method for automatic data acquisition and/or detection 0 2013
8,698,615 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic multi-stage signal amplification in a medical device 3 2013
9,035,767 Analyte monitoring system and methods 0 2013
9,020,573 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2013
8,676,513 Method and device for early signal attenuation detection using blood glucose measurements 0 2013
8,653,977 Method and system for providing data management in data monitoring system 0 2013
8,718,965 Method and apparatus for providing analyte monitoring system calibration accuracy 0 2013
8,730,058 Analyte monitoring system having an alert 0 2013
8,737,259 Close proximity communication device and methods 0 2013
8,816,862 Displays for a medical device 1 2013
9,064,107 Infusion devices and methods 0 2013
9,000,929 Analyte monitoring system and methods 0 2013
8,933,664 Method and system for powering an electronic device 0 2013
9,039,975 Analyte monitoring devices and methods therefor 0 2013
9,060,719 Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system 0 2013
8,937,540 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic multi-stage signal amplification in a medical device 0 2014
9,066,709 Method and device for early signal attenuation detection using blood glucose measurements 0 2014
8,915,850 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2014
9,017,259 Integrated sample acquisition and analyte measurement device 0 2014
 
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* 5,665,065 Medication infusion device with blood glucose data input 537 1995
6,477,395 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 336 1999
* 6,424,847 Glucose monitor calibration methods 571 2000
6,558,351 Closed loop system for controlling insulin infusion 680 2000
6,512,939 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 351 2000
6,974,437 Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 306 2001
6,733,446 Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods 396 2001
* 6,585,644 Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods 594 2001
* 6,740,072 System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery 206 2001
7,192,766 Sensor containing molded solidified protein 3 2001
6,671,554 Electronic lead for a medical implant device, method of making same, and method and apparatus for inserting same 261 2001
6,915,147 Sensing apparatus and process 128 2001
6,809,507 Implantable sensor electrodes and electronic circuitry 187 2001
7,323,142 Sensor substrate and method of fabricating same 21 2002
6,895,263 Real time self-adjusting calibration algorithm 572 2002
6,950,708 Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening 359 2002
* 7,736,309 Implantable sensor method and system 7 2002
7,267,665 Closed loop system for controlling insulin infusion 524 2002
7,678,071 Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 15 2003
7,278,983 Physiological monitoring device for controlling a medication infusion device 414 2003
* 7,890,295 Real time self-adjusting calibration algorithm 16 2003
7,402,153 Closed-loop method for controlling insulin infusion 309 2004
8,152,789 System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery 9 2004
7,514,038 Sensor substrate and method of fabricating same 1 2004
8,512,276 System for providing blood glucose measurements to an infusion device 6 2004
7,344,500 Sensing system with auxiliary display 108 2004
7,831,310 Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 47 2004
7,435,569 Method of forming a molded protein matrix for use in a sensor 1 2004
7,029,444 Real time self-adjusting calibration algorithm 413 2004
7,525,298 Implantable sensor electrodes and electronic circuitry 100 2004
8,465,466 Method and system for non-vascular sensor implantation 0 2004
* 7,766,830 System for monitoring physiological characteristics 53 2004
7,303,543 Medication infusion set 37 2004
7,704,229 Insertion device 2 2005
8,137,927 Molded protein material in form of pellet for sensor 1 2005
7,602,310 Telemetered characteristic monitor system and method of using the same 91 2005
7,324,012 Telemetered characteristic monitor system and method of using the same 218 2005
7,713,240 Modular external infusion device 14 2005
7,725,148 Sensor with layered electrodes 0 2005
8,506,550 Method and system for non-vascular sensor implantation 0 2005
7,774,038 Real-time self-calibrating sensor system and method 2 2005
7,621,893 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 37 2005
7,547,281 Algorithm sensor augmented bolus estimator for semi-closed loop infusion system 146 2005
7,942,844 Remote monitoring for networked fluid infusion systems 27 2006
7,737,581 Method and apparatus for predicting end of battery life 15 2006
7,766,873 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 22 2006
7,806,886 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 28 2006
7,985,330 Method and system for detecting age, hydration, and functional states of sensors using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy 12 2006
7,946,985 Method and system for providing sensor redundancy 59 2006
8,992,475 External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities 0 2007
8,073,008 Subnetwork synchronization and variable transmit synchronization techniques for a wireless medical device network 36 2007
8,114,268 Method and system for remedying sensor malfunctions detected by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy 9 2007
7,901,394 Physiological monitoring device for controlling a medication infusion device 74 2007
8,162,876 Medication infusion set 0 2007
8,821,793 Sensor substrate and method of fabricating same 0 2007
* 7,727,148 Sensing system with auxiliary display 13 2007
7,783,442 System and methods for calibrating physiological characteristic sensors 6 2007
8,114,269 System and method for determining the point of hydration and proper time to apply potential to a glucose sensor 8 2007
7,998,111 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 13 2008
* 2008/0255,438 SYSTEM FOR MONITORING PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS 71 2008
8,187,851 Method of forming a molded protein matrix for a sensor 0 2008
7,882,611 Method of making an analyte sensor 56 2008
8,292,808 Implantable sensor method and system 0 2008
7,815,622 Modular external infusion device 8 2008
8,208,973 System and method for variable beacon timing with wireless devices 6 2008
8,348,886 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 1 2009
8,545,443 Insertion device 0 2009
8,070,722 Insertion device 3 2009
7,850,641 Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control 10 2009
8,344,847 Coordination of control commands in a medical device system having at least one therapy delivery device and at least one wireless controller device 4 2009
8,487,758 Medical device having an intelligent alerting scheme, and related operating methods 4 2009
8,182,447 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 7 2009
8,386,042 Omnidirectional accelerometer device and medical device incorporating same 10 2009
8,755,269 Ranking and switching of wireless channels in a body area network of medical devices 0 2009
8,394,058 Insertion device 0 2010
8,152,764 Modular external infusion device 3 2010
8,192,395 System for providing blood glucose measurements to an infusion device 12 2010
* 2010/0191,087 SENSING SYSTEM WITH AUXILIARY DISPLAY 15 2010
8,106,534 Method and apparatus for predicting end of battery life 7 2010
8,622,954 Relay device for transferring information between a sensor system and a fluid delivery system 0 2010
8,062,257 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 10 2010
8,065,096 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 1 2010
8,249,683 Real-time self-calibrating sensor system and method 0 2010
8,306,766 Systems and methods for calibrating physiological characteristic sensors 0 2010
8,348,923 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 3 2010
* 2011/0203,923 SENSING APPARATUS AND PROCESS 0 2010
8,182,462 Modular external infusion device 9 2010
8,602,992 Methods and systems for detecting the hydration of sensors 0 2010
8,591,416 Methods and systems for detecting the hydration of sensors 0 2010
8,532,732 Methods and systems for detecting the hydration of sensors 0 2010
8,603,032 Medical device with membrane keypad sealing element, and related manufacturing method 1 2010
8,603,033 Medical device and related assembly having an offset element for a piezoelectric speaker 0 2010
8,562,565 Battery shock absorber for a portable medical device 1 2010
8,105,268 Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control 5 2010
8,495,918 Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same 0 2010
8,479,595 Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same 0 2010
8,474,332 Sensor assembly and medical device incorporating same 2 2010
* 2011/0288,388 MULTI-CONDUCTOR LEAD CONFIGURATIONS USEFUL WITH MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THEM 0 2010
8,574,201 Syringe piston with check valve seal 0 2010
8,628,510 Monitoring the operating health of a force sensor in a fluid infusion device 0 2010
8,197,444 Monitoring the seating status of a fluid reservoir in a fluid infusion device 8 2010
8,850,687 Method of making a sensor 0 2010
8,850,688 Method of making a sensor with layered electrodes 0 2010
* 8,795,224 System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery 0 2011
* 8,784,369 System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery 0 2011
* 8,777,896 System and method for providing closed loop infusion formulation delivery 0 2011
* 2011/0184,380 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CLOSED LOOP INFUSION FORMULATION DELIVERY 0 2011
* 2011/0112,505 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CLOSED LOOP INFUSION FORMULATION DELIVERY 6 2011
8,614,596 Systems and methods for initializing a voltage bus and medical devices incorporating same 0 2011
8,568,356 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 0 2011
* 2011/0230,735 ANALYTE SENSOR APPARATUSES HAVING IMPROVED ELECTRODE CONFIGURATIONS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THEM 1 2011
9,018,893 Power control techniques for an electronic device 0 2011
8,564,447 Battery life indication techniques for an electronic device 1 2011
8,679,016 Method and system for providing sensor redundancy 0 2011
8,647,296 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2011
8,483,980 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2011
8,663,201 Infusion device 0 2011
8,681,010 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2011
* 8,521,558 Communication station and software for interfacing with an infusion pump, analyte monitor, analyte meter, or the like 0 2011
8,267,893 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 1 2011
8,764,707 Insertion device 0 2011
9,056,162 Insertion device 0 2011
8,414,529 Insertion device 0 2011
8,784,370 Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control 0 2011
8,608,924 System and method for determining the point of hydration and proper time to apply potential to a glucose sensor 0 2011
8,574,216 Modular external infusion device 0 2011
8,454,576 Device and method for therapy calibration and safety response 3 2012
8,517,987 Modular external infusion device 0 2012
8,945,068 Fluid reservoir having a fluid delivery needle for a fluid infusion device 0 2012
8,900,206 Pressure vented fluid reservoir for a fluid infusion device 0 2012
8,870,829 Fluid infusion device and related sealing assembly for a needleless fluid reservoir 0 2012
8,864,726 Pressure vented fluid reservoir having a movable septum 0 2012
8,603,026 Dynamic pulse-width modulation motor control and medical device incorporating same 0 2012
8,603,027 Occlusion detection using pulse-width modulation and medical device incorporating same 0 2012
8,523,803 Motor health monitoring and medical device incorporating same 0 2012
8,668,672 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2012
8,617,110 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2012
8,414,557 Modular external infusion device 0 2012
8,568,357 System for providing blood glucose measurements to an infusion device 0 2012
* 8,690,855 Fluid reservoir seating procedure for a fluid infusion device 0 2012
* 2012/0259,282 FLUID RESERVOIR SEATING PROCEDURE FOR A FLUID INFUSION DEVICE 9 2012
8,647,074 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2012
8,808,269 Reservoir plunger position monitoring and medical device incorporating same 0 2012
* 2013/0079,608 IMPLANTABLE SENSOR METHOD AND SYSTEM 0 2012
8,870,818 Systems and methods for alignment and detection of a consumable component 0 2012
8,771,222 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 0 2012
8,777,924 Apparatus and method for controlling insulin infusion with state variable feedback 0 2012
9,033,924 Systems for fluid reservoir retention 0 2013
8,920,381 Infusion set with improved bore configuration 0 2013
9,011,371 Method and apparatus for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2014
9,033,925 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2014
8,864,739 Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion pump 0 2014
 
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6,103,033 Process for producing an electrochemical biosensor 862 1998
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 569 2001
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 510 2003
6,973,706 Method of making a transcutaneous electrochemical sensor 216 2003
* 2008/0287,760 METHOD OF MAKING AN ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSOR 6 2007
 
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7,378,007 Combined lancet and electrochemical analyte-testing apparatus 100 2003
 
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6,958,039 Method and instruments for non-invasive analyte measurement 13 2004
 
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8,527,025 Device and method for determining analyte levels 3 1999
6,741,877 Device and method for determining analyte levels 534 2000
6,558,321 Systems and methods for remote monitoring and modulation of medical devices 570 2000
6,862,465 Device and method for determining analyte levels 448 2001
6,702,857 Membrane for use with implantable devices 525 2001
8,060,173 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 3 2003
7,778,680 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 136 2003
7,276,029 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 532 2003
6,931,327 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 584 2003
8,010,174 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 100 2003
7,632,228 Membrane for use with implantable devices 278 2004
7,591,801 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 384 2004
8,277,713 Implantable analyte sensor 10 2004
7,875,293 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 61 2004
* 7,519,408 Integrated receiver for continuous analyte sensor 397 2004
7,715,893 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 222 2004
7,081,195 Systems and methods for improving electrochemical analyte sensors 349 2004
8,282,549 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 42 2004
7,711,402 Device and method for determining analyte levels 244 2004
7,471,972 Sensor head for use with implantable devices 314 2004
7,637,868 Composite material for implantable device 257 2005
7,826,981 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 153 2005
7,136,689 Device and method for determining analyte levels 340 2005
* 9,044,199 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
* 8,989,833 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,858,434 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,515,516 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 5 2005
8,170,803 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 5 2005
7,946,984 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 32 2005
7,885,697 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 84 2005
7,783,333 Transcutaneous medical device with variable stiffness 110 2005
7,713,574 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 241 2005
7,654,956 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 247 2005
7,905,833 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 94 2005
7,530,950 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 2 2005
7,494,465 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 326 2005
8,050,731 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 4 2005
7,899,511 Low oxygen in vivo analyte sensor 117 2006
7,774,145 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 169 2006
8,886,272 Analyte sensor 0 2006
8,615,282 Analyte sensor 0 2006
* 8,133,178 Analyte sensor 9 2006
* 7,857,760 Analyte sensor 79 2006
7,640,048 Analyte sensor 330 2006
7,920,906 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 60 2006
8,060,174 Analyte sensing biointerface 1 2006
7,613,491 Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors 254 2006
8,255,030 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 1 2006
8,255,033 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 1 2006
8,744,546 Cellulosic-based resistance domain for an analyte sensor 0 2006
7,881,763 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 74 2006
8,231,531 Analyte sensor 10 2006
8,233,959 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 14 2006
8,774,886 Analyte sensor 0 2006
* 8,532,730 Analyte sensor 0 2006
7,467,003 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 318 2006
7,460,898 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 309 2006
7,424,318 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 315 2006
7,366,556 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 313 2006
8,118,877 Porous membranes for use with implantable devices 1 2007
7,828,728 Analyte sensor 67 2007
8,313,434 Analyte sensor inserter system 9 2007
* 8,275,437 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 6 2007
8,911,367 Analyte sensor 0 2007
7,775,975 Analyte sensor 87 2007
* 7,615,007 Analyte sensor 283 2007
7,761,130 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 63 2007
7,693,560 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 0 2007
8,845,536 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2007
* 8,160,669 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 52 2007
* 2007/0208,245 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 221 2007
8,364,229 Analyte sensors having a signal-to-noise ratio substantially unaffected by non-constant noise 2 2007
8,260,393 Systems and methods for replacing signal data artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 13 2007
8,423,114 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 2 2007
8,394,021 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 5 2007
* 8,229,534 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 25 2007
* 2008/0071,156 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 254 2007
7,860,545 Analyte measuring device 68 2008
8,425,416 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,396,528 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,364,230 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,364,231 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,690,775 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2008
8,483,791 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 9 2008
7,949,381 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 32 2008
7,797,028 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 77 2008
7,599,726 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 361 2008
7,583,990 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 358 2008
8,812,072 Transcutaneous medical device with variable stiffness 0 2008
7,831,287 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 72 2008
7,901,354 Low oxygen in vivo analyte sensor 61 2008
7,771,352 Low oxygen in vivo analyte sensor 136 2008
8,808,228 Integrated medicament delivery device for use with continuous analyte sensor 0 2008
8,562,558 Integrated medicament delivery device for use with continuous analyte sensor 0 2008
RE43399 Electrode systems for electrochemical sensors 0 2008
8,475,373 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 9 2008
8,282,550 Integrated receiver for continuous analyte sensor 1 2008
7,927,274 Integrated receiver for continuous analyte sensor 31 2008
8,052,601 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 7 2008
8,442,610 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 5 2008
8,657,745 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 0 2008
8,374,667 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 10 2008
8,257,259 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 21 2008
* 2009/0043,525 SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 372 2008
8,423,113 Systems and methods for processing sensor data 10 2008
8,417,312 Systems and methods for processing sensor data 1 2008
8,369,919 Systems and methods for processing sensor data 9 2008
8,290,559 Systems and methods for processing sensor data 2 2008
* 2009/0192,722 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING SENSOR DATA 369 2008
* 8,509,871 Sensor head for use with implantable devices 0 2008
* 2009/0045,055 SENSOR HEAD FOR USE WITH IMPLANTABLE DEVICES 332 2008
7,896,809 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 71 2008
* 2009/0062,635 SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 350 2008
8,886,273 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,626,257 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,562,528 Analyte sensor 0 2008
* 8,478,377 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,449,464 Analyte sensor 0 2008
* 8,447,376 Analyte sensor 0 2008
8,425,417 Integrated device for continuous in vivo analyte detection and simultaneous control of an infusion device 1 2008
8,298,142 Analyte sensor 6 2008
8,287,453 Analyte sensor 10 2008
8,275,438 Analyte sensor 8 2008
* 2009/0137,886 ANALYTE SENSOR 267 2008
* 2009/0137,887 ANALYTE SENSOR 276 2008
8,290,560 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 23 2008
8,457,708 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 12 2008
8,911,369 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 0 2008
8,795,177 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2009
8,452,368 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 8 2009
7,935,057 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2009
8,915,849 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2009
8,591,455 Systems and methods for customizing delivery of sensor data 0 2009
8,229,535 Systems and methods for blood glucose monitoring and alert delivery 1 2009
8,280,475 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2009
8,515,519 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2009
8,251,906 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 13 2009
8,565,848 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2009
8,801,610 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 0 2009
8,064,977 Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors 1 2009
7,976,492 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 6 2009
8,560,039 Particle-containing membrane and particulate electrode for analyte sensors 0 2009
8,747,315 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 0 2009
8,469,886 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 5 2009
8,290,561 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 12 2009
8,216,139 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 14 2009
8,265,725 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 13 2009
8,233,958 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 15 2009
8,790,260 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2009
8,150,488 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 14 2009
8,128,562 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 14 2009
8,073,519 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 15 2009
8,005,525 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 45 2009
7,998,071 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 13 2009
8,750,955 Analyte sensor 0 2009
7,917,186 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 16 2009
8,840,552 Membrane for use with implantable devices 0 2009
8,700,117 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2009
8,788,006 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2009
8,676,287 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2009
8,622,905 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2009
8,588,882 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2009
8,206,297 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 12 2009
7,835,777 Device and method for determining analyte levels 68 2009
7,792,562 Device and method for determining analyte levels 139 2009
8,611,978 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 0 2010
8,579,816 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 0 2010
8,255,032 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 1 2010
8,053,018 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 4 2010
* 8,774,888 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2010
* 2010/0217,557 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 88 2010
8,155,723 Device and method for determining analyte levels 4 2010
8,682,408 Polymer membranes for continuous analyte sensors 0 2010
8,583,204 Polymer membranes for continuous analyte sensors 0 2010
9,060,742 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,792,953 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,792,954 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,801,611 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
* 8,731,630 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,721,545 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,332,008 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 9 2010
8,285,354 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2010
7,986,986 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 73 2010
7,959,569 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 71 2010
7,955,261 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 71 2010
* 7,933,639 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 71 2010
7,925,321 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 69 2010
8,005,524 Signal processing for continuous analyte sensor 40 2010
8,672,845 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2010
8,167,801 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 12 2010
8,560,037 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 0 2010
* 8,428,679 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 7 2010
* 2010/0185,065 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 115 2010
8,663,109 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
* 2010/0198,036 CALIBRATION TECHNIQUES FOR A CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 92 2010
7,974,672 Device and method for determining analyte levels 70 2010
7,970,448 Device and method for determining analyte levels 51 2010
8,290,562 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 9 2010
7,914,450 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 144 2010
8,474,397 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 9 2010
8,825,127 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,571,625 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2010
8,565,849 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2010
8,548,551 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 6 2010
8,463,350 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 12 2010
8,073,520 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 18 2010
7,979,104 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 71 2010
8,229,536 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 13 2010
8,843,187 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2010
8,812,073 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2010
8,929,968 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 0 2010
RE43039 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 8 2010
8,000,901 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 30 2010
8,249,684 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 4 2010
* 8,160,671 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 8 2010
9,020,572 Systems and methods for processing, transmitting and displaying sensor data 0 2010
8,483,793 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 1 2010
8,491,474 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 7 2011
8,435,179 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 9 2011
8,346,338 System and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 10 2011
8,292,810 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 14 2011
8,821,400 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2011
8,412,301 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 9 2011
8,195,265 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 19 2011
9,041,730 Receivers for analyzing and displaying sensor data 0 2011
8,657,747 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2011
8,311,749 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 9 2011
8,788,008 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2011
8,771,187 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2011
8,792,955 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2011
8,676,288 Device and method for determining analyte levels 0 2011
8,321,149 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 2011
8,460,231 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 0 2011
8,909,314 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 0 2011
8,386,004 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 2 2011
8,543,184 Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors 0 2011
* 8,968,198 Analyte sensor 0 2012
8,527,026 Device and method for determining analyte levels 0 2012
8,788,007 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2012
8,926,585 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 0 2012
8,777,853 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 0 2012
8,808,182 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2012
8,801,612 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2012
* 8,761,856 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 0 2012
* 2012/0215,462 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 10 2012
9,050,413 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 0 2012
8,920,401 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 0 2012
8,882,741 Integrated delivery device for continuous glucose sensor 0 2012
RE44695 Dual electrode system for a continuous analyte sensor 0 2012
8,428,678 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 2 2012
8,548,553 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 5 2012
8,986,209 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2012
9,055,901 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2012
8,865,249 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 0 2012
8,923,947 Device and method for determining analyte levels 0 2013
8,954,128 Polymer membranes for continuous analyte sensors 0 2013
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
* 2009/0326,344 System and Method for Optical Continuous Detection of an Analyte In Bloodstream 1 2009
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (7)
7,013,178 Implantable medical device communication system 54 2002
7,139,613 Implantable medical device communication system with pulsed power biasing 14 2003
7,286,884 Implantable lead including sensor 8 2004
* 7,846,095 Atraumatic sensor lead assemblies 2 2004
8,103,357 Implantable lead including sensor 0 2007
8,396,563 Clock synchronization in an implantable medical device system 1 2010
8,504,165 Clock synchronization in an implantable medical device system 0 2013
 
KNOBBE, LIM & BUCKINGHAM (2)
6,575,905 Method and apparatus for real-time estimation of physiological parameters 294 2001
6,572,545 Method and apparatus for real-time control of physiological parameters 265 2001
 
QUEEN MARY & WESTFIELD COLLEGE (1)
* 6,064,900 Monitoring systems 18 1998
 
MEDIBOTICS LLC (3)
9,042,596 Willpower watch (TM)—a wearable food consumption monitor 0 2012
9,067,070 Dysgeusia-inducing neurostimulation for modifying consumption of a selected nutrient type 0 2013
9,011,365 Adjustable gastrointestinal bifurcation (AGB) for reduced absorption of unhealthy food 0 2013
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (1)
6,952,604 Minimally-invasive system and method for monitoring analyte levels 394 2001
 
LIFEHEALTH, LLC (1)
* 8,323,475 Apparatus and method for analytical determinations using amperometric techniques 0 2003
 
GENESIS MICROCHIP INC. (1)
8,095,197 Medical device for sensing glucose 0 2004
 
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc. (4)
* 7,556,613 Array and method for dosing a hormone regulating blood sugar in a patient 10 2001
* 8,180,423 Sensor with increased biocompatibility 0 2006
8,577,437 System for in-vivo measurement of an analyte concentration 0 2008
* 7,806,853 Array and method for dosing a hormone regulating blood sugar in a patient 5 2009
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
6,505,059 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 344 1999
6,721,582 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 209 2001
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 327 2002
 
NIPRO HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
8,390,244 Rechargeable battery backup apparatus and method for insulin pump 0 2007
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
7,837,622 Recording medium and blood glucose monitoring system using the recording medium 0 2002
 
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6,402,689 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 231 1999
7,171,252 Methods, computer program products, and devices for calibrating chronically tissue implanted sensors using chronically tissue 29 2000
7,378,056 Circuits for in vivo detection of biomolecule concentrations using fluorescent tags 3 2001
7,010,340 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 73 2002
7,011,814 Systems, methods and devices for in vivo monitoring of a localized response via a radiolabeled analyte in a subject 37 2002
7,557,353 Single-use external dosimeters for use in radiation therapies 11 2002
6,963,770 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 53 2003
6,963,771 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for radiation dose verification for therapies used to treat tumors 21 2003
7,510,699 In vivo fluorescence sensors, systems, and related methods operating in conjunction with fluorescent analytes 16 2004
7,966,054 Disposable single-use external dosimeters for detecting radiation in fluoroscopy and other medical procedures/therapies 0 2004
7,495,224 Single-use external dosimeters for use in radiation therapies and related methods and systems 8 2004
7,491,942 Single-use internal dosimeters for detecting radiation in fluoroscopy and other medical procedures/therapies 5 2004
7,756,568 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 0 2005
7,787,937 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for detecting radiation in patients undergoing treatment for cancer 0 2005
7,778,692 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for detecting radiation in patients undergoing treatment for cancer 4 2006
7,769,431 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for detecting radiation in patients undergoing treatment for cancer 1 2006
8,148,696 Single-use external dosimeters for use in radiation therapies and related devices and computer program products 0 2009
7,923,694 Single-use external dosimeters for use in radiation therapies 0 2009
8,380,290 Implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 0 2010
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (1)
* 6,706,159 Combined lancet and electrochemical analyte-testing apparatus 234 2000
 
LifeScan, Inc. (6)
7,713,229 Drug delivery pen with event notification means 13 2004
* 8,313,237 Multiple temperature measurements coupled with modeling 0 2009
* 2010/0128,754 Multiple Temperature Measurements Coupled With Modeling 3 2009
8,333,752 Drug delivery with event notification 0 2010
8,551,039 Drug delivery with event notification 0 2011
8,858,072 Multiple temperature measurements coupled with modeling 0 2012
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