US Patent No: 7,976,778

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Blood glucose tracking apparatus

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A measurement module for glucose testing includes a glucose testing measurement module housing, a test strip receptacle formed in the housing, and a connector portion formed in the housing and shaped to permit mechanical removable attachment of the housing to a hand-held computer. Electronics determine the amount of glucose present in a sample of body fluid, when the test strip is positioned in the receptacle and the body fluid is placed on a test strip, and communicate the glucose amount to the hand-held computer via the connector portion.

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ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.ALAMEDA, CA697

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Bacho, Henrik San Francisco, CA 40 1133
Colman, Fredric C - 336 21288
Drucker, Steven Bellevue, WA 112 1815
Jiang, Feng Union City, CA 73 1305
Liamos, Charles T Pleasanton, CA 61 3235
Lipman, Kelley Fremont, CA 38 933
Lortz, Mark Pleasanton, CA 38 933

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6,304,766 Optical-based sensing devices, especially for in-situ sensing in humans 190 1998
6,330,464 Optical-based sensing devices 424 1999
6,794,195 Detection of analytes in aqueous environments 156 2001
6,711,423 Optical-based sensing devices 181 2001
6,800,451 Detection of glucose in solutions also containing an alpha-hydroxy acid or a beta-diketone 125 2002
6,940,590 High performance fluorescent optical sensor 110 2002
 
INAMED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (1)
5,658,330 Molded silicone foam implant and method for making 193 1995
 
OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD. (1)
5,836,887 Physical information monitor system having means for determining reference range for abnormality determination, based on moving average of previously obtained values 222 1996
 
POWDERJECT RESEARCH LIMITED (3)
6,207,400 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 121 1999
6,482,604 Non-or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 124 2001
6,602,678 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods 236 2001
 
Thomson-CSF (1)
4,420,564 Blood sugar analyzer having fixed enzyme membrane sensor 348 1981
 
Omron Tateisi Electronics Co. (1)
4,894,137 Enzyme electrode 252 1987
 
SOLARCARE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,278,079 Sealing device and method for inhibition of flow in capillary measuring devices 198 1992
 
DEXCOM, INC. (80)
4,757,022 Biological fluid measuring device 749 1987
4,994,167 Biological fluid measuring device 490 1988
6,001,067 Device and method for determining analyte levels 665 1997
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
6,702,857 Membrane for use with implantable devices 525 2001
6,862,465 Device and method for determining analyte levels 448 2001
2003/0032,874 Sensor head for use with implantable devices 501 2001
7,226,978 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 389 2002
6,931,327 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 584 2003
7,276,029 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 532 2003
2005/0027,180 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 412 2003
2005/0027,463 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 391 2003
7,134,999 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 564 2003
7,192,450 Porous membranes for use with implantable devices 475 2003
2005/0043,598 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 492 2003
7,110,803 Device and method for determining analyte levels 418 2003
2004/0186,362 Membrane for use with implantable devices 454 2004
2005/0242,479 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 306 2004
2005/0245,795 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 484 2004
2005/0245,799 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 492 2004
2005/0031,689 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 478 2004
2005/0033,132 Analyte measuring device 379 2004
2006/0015,020 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURE OF AN ANALYTE-MEASURING DEVICE INCLUDING A MEMBRANE SYSTEM 485 2004
7,074,307 Electrode systems for electrochemical sensors 561 2004
7,108,778 Electrochemical sensors including electrode systems with increased oxygen generation 490 2004
2005/0051,427 Rolled electrode array and its method for manufacture 286 2004
2005/0056,552 Increasing bias for oxygen production in an electrode system 283 2004
2005/0176,136 AFINITY DOMAIN FOR ANALYTE SENSOR 362 2004
2005/0154,271 INTEGRATED RECEIVER FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 361 2004
2005/0143,635 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 473 2004
7,081,195 Systems and methods for improving electrochemical analyte sensors 349 2004
2005/0203,360 SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 457 2004
2005/0177,036 Device and method for determining analyte levels 214 2004
2005/0181,012 Composite material for implantable device 203 2005
2005/0187,720 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 407 2005
7,136,689 Device and method for determining analyte levels 340 2005
7,310,544 Methods and systems for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor 416 2005
2006/0015,024 Transcutaneous medical device with variable stiffness 427 2005
2006/0019,327 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 435 2005
2006/0020,186 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 461 2005
2006/0020,187 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 421 2005
2006/0020,188 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 437 2005
2006/0020,190 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 438 2005
2006/0020,191 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 438 2005
2006/0020,192 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 435 2005
2006/0036,139 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 437 2005
2006/0036,140 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 435 2005
2006/0036,141 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 480 2005
2006/0036,142 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 439 2005
2006/0036,143 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 442 2005
2006/0016,700 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 456 2005
2006/0036,144 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 453 2005
2006/0036,145 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 422 2005
2006/0068,208 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 113 2005
2006/0086,624 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 203 2005
2006/0195,029 Low oxygen in vivo analyte sensor 215 2006
2006/0155,180 Analyte sensor 251 2006
2007/0197,889 Analyte sensor 171 2006
2006/0258,929 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 326 2006
2006/0258,761 Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors 160 2006
2006/0189,856 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 171 2006
2006/0200,019 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 111 2006
2006/0200,020 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 130 2006
2006/0200,022 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 116 2006
2006/0211,921 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 112 2006
2006/0224,108 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 114 2006
2006/0235,285 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 124 2006
2006/0198,864 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 115 2006
2006/0270,922 Analyte sensor 157 2006
2006/0270,923 Analyte sensor 135 2006
2007/0045,902 Analyte sensor 165 2006
2007/0032,706 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 284 2006
2007/0016,381 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 375 2006
2007/0066,873 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 309 2006
2007/0032,718 Device and method for determining analyte levels 136 2006
2007/0197,890 ANALYTE SENSOR 130 2007
2007/0163,880 ANALYTE SENSOR 309 2007
2007/0203,966 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 452 2007
2007/0235,331 ANALYTE SENSORS HAVING A SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO SUBSTANTIALLY UNAFFECTED BY NON-CONSTANT NOISE 396 2007
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (46)
4,958,632 Adaptable, digital computer controlled cardiac pacemaker 352 1980
RE32361 Implantable telemetry transmission system for analog and digital data 248 1982
4,506,680 Drug dispensing body implantable lead 489 1983
4,711,251 Body implantable lead 362 1983
4,577,642 Drug dispensing body implantable lead employing molecular sieves and methods of fabrication 362 1985
5,342,409 Position-responsive neuro stimulator 395 1991
5,261,401 Ambulatory cardiac diagnostic units having means for inhibiting pacemaker response 224 1991
5,314,450 Dual channel telemetry for implanted medical device 164 1992
5,354,319 Telemetry system for an implantable medical device 257 1993
5,331,966 Subcutaneous multi-electrode sensing system, method and pacer 818 1993
5,741,211 System and method for continuous monitoring of diabetes-related blood constituents 372 1995
5,836,989 Method and apparatus for controlling an implanted medical device in a time-dependent manner 326 1996
6,115,634 Implantable medical device and method of manufacture 214 1997
6,093,167 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 203 1997
5,861,019 Implantable medical device microstrip telemetry antenna 407 1997
5,871,514 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 275 1997
5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 469 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 604 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 269 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 311 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 321 1998
6,154,675 Resetting ERI/POR/PIR/indicators in implantable medical devices 135 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 265 1998
6,329,929 Telemetry system with phase-locking noise suppressing receiver 259 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 299 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 352 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 179 1999
6,200,265 Peripheral memory patch and access method for use with an implantable medical device 467 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 314 1999
6,442,433 Apparatus and method for remote troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of implantable device systems 316 1999
6,363,282 Apparatus and method to automatic remote software updates of medical device systems 238 1999
6,644,321 Tactile feedback for indicating validity of communication link with an implantable medical device 86 1999
7,039,810 Method and apparatus to secure data transfer from medical device systems 143 1999
6,418,346 Apparatus and method for remote therapy and diagnosis in medical devices via interface systems 292 1999
6,471,645 Communications system for an implantable device and a drug dispenser 205 1999
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 209 2000
2001/0039,504 Individualized, integrated and informative internet portal for holistic management of patients with implantable devices 147 2001
6,731,976 Device and method to measure and communicate body parameters 383 2001
7,016,721 Medical device ECG marker for use in compressed data stream 81 2001
6,799,149 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 157 2001
6,922,584 Method and apparatus for discrimination atrial fibrillation using ventricular rate detection 79 2001
7,082,334 System and method for transmission of medical and like data from a patient to a dedicated internet website 144 2001
6,813,516 Method and arrangement for using atrial pacing to prevent early recurrence of atrial fibrillation 100 2002
7,203,549 Medical device programmer with internal antenna and display 126 2003
7,072,802 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 102 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 379 2006
 
GUIDANCE INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (2)
6,494,830 Handheld controller for monitoring/using medical parameters 330 2001
6,699,188 Interactive reward devices and methods 174 2002
 
HYPOGUARD LIMITED (1)
4,832,797 Enzyme electrode and membrane 229 1986
 
FRAMTIDARTAEKNI EHF (1)
2004/0162,035 On line health monitoring 14 2004
 
UNITED SOLAR SYSTEMS CORP. (1)
5,977,476 High efficiency photovoltaic device 183 1996
 
WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER, THE (1)
5,074,977 Digital biosensors and method of using same 130 1990
 
KIDDE, INC. (1)
4,726,378 Adjustable magnetic supercutaneous device and transcutaneous coupling apparatus 225 1986
 
POLAR ELECTRO OY (1)
5,491,474 Telemetric transmitter unit 245 1994
 
MOLECULAR DEVICES CORPORATION (4)
4,911,794 Measuring with zero volume cell 372 1987
4,942,127 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 185 1988
5,501,956 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 174 1994
5,567,302 Electrochemical system for rapid detection of biochemical agents that catalyze a redox potential change 284 1995
 
MANAN ACQUISITION CORP., (A DELAWARE CORP.) (1)
5,284,156 Automatic tissue sampling apparatus 189 1991
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,388,166 Electrochemical measuring apparatus provided with an enzyme electrode 266 1982
 
Miles Laboratories, Inc. (5)
4,415,666 Enzyme electrode membrane 260 1981
4,418,148 Multilayer enzyme electrode membrane 317 1981
4,390,621 Method and device for detecting glucose concentration 209 1982
4,427,770 High glucose-determining analytical element 222 1982
4,560,534 Polymer catalyst transducers 231 1983
 
DOLPHIN MEDICAL, INC. (1)
5,429,129 Apparatus for determining spectral absorption by a specific substance in a fluid 247 1993
 
DECOM, INC. (1)
2005/0090,607 Silicone composition for biocompatible membrane 482 2003
 
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE (1)
7,115,884 Self-encoding fiber optic sensor 181 1997
 
The Children's Medical Center Corporation (1)
4,753,652 Biomaterial implants which resist calcification 256 1986
 
STUART J. RADLOFF, OPERATING TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY (1)
2002/0188,466 Secure digital medical intellectual property (IP) distribution, market applications, and mobile devices 21 2001
 
Honeywell Inc. (1)
4,522,690 Electrochemical sensing of carbon monoxide 230 1983
 
LIFEWATCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,931,791 Medical patient vital signs-monitoring apparatus 283 1997
 
The Research Foundation of State University of New York (1)
5,580,527 Polymeric luminophores for sensing of oxygen 197 1994
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (5)
4,467,811 Method of polarographic analysis of lactic acid and lactate 141 1982
4,458,686 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 247 1983
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 471 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 206 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 451 1987
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,571,395 Breath alcohol analyzer using a biosensor 212 1994
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (21)
4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 396 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 320 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 285 1992
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 177 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 221 1994
5,782,912 Close vascularization implant material 202 1994
5,593,440 Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 202 1994
5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 298 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 259 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 185 1995
5,733,336 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 194 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 226 1995
5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 220 1995
5,741,330 Close vascularization implant material 231 1995
5,800,529 Close vascularization implant material 229 1995
5,964,804 Close vascularization implant material 156 1995
5,895,371 Medical treatment apparatus and method 232 1996
5,885,245 Medical apparatus with remote virtual input device 230 1997
6,256,643 Systems and methods for storing, retrieving, and manipulating data in medical processing devices 129 1998
6,398,727 Method and apparatus for providing patient care 263 1998
6,689,091 Medical apparatus with remote control 171 2002
 
INAX CORPORATION (1)
5,073,500 Method and apparatus for detecting urinary constituents 142 1988
 
SENSALYSE HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
6,200,772 Modified polyurethane membrane sensors and analytical methods 157 2000
 
Medscan B.V. (1)
4,648,408 Blood sampling unit 296 1985
 
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (10)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 181 1982
4,392,933 Electrochemical measuring apparatus comprising enzyme electrode 264 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 280 1985
4,897,173 Biosensor and method for making the same 460 1987
5,171,689 Solid state bio-sensor 252 1989
5,120,420 Biosensor and a process for preparation thereof 660 1989
5,229,282 Preparation of biosensor having a layer containing an enzyme, electron acceptor and hydrophilic polymer on an electrode system 391 1990
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 699 1991
5,185,256 Method for making a biosensor 314 1991
5,192,415 Biosensor utilizing enzyme and a method for producing the same 424 1992
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (5)
4,573,994 Refillable medication infusion apparatus 432 1981
4,856,340 Pressure diaphragm for a medication infusion system 130 1987
5,399,823 Membrane dome switch with tactile feel regulator shim 179 1993
5,505,713 Indwelling catheter with stable enzyme coating 145 1994
5,476,460 Implantable infusion port with reduced internal volume 194 1994
 
MINIMED INC. (22)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 473 1995
5,777,060 Silicon-containing biocompatible membranes 242 1996
5,786,439 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 227 1996
5,807,315 Methods and devices for the delivery of monomeric proteins 126 1996
6,462,162 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 254 1998
6,280,416 Constant flow medication infusion pump 157 1999
6,283,943 Negative pressure pump 147 1999
6,252,032 UV absorbing polymer 118 1999
6,319,540 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 161 1999
6,750,311 Detection of biological molecules using boronate-based chemical amplification and optical sensors 117 1999
6,340,421 Microelectrogravimetric method for plating a biosensor 120 2000
6,682,938 Glucose sensing molecules having selected fluorescent properties 126 2000
6,734,162 Mixed buffer system for stabilizing polypeptide formulations 116 2000
6,642,015 Hydrophilic polymeric material for coating biosensors 267 2000
6,673,625 Saccharide sensing molecules having enhanced fluorescent properties 107 2001
6,443,942 Medication device with protein stabilizing surface coating 120 2001
6,804,544 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 162 2001
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 766 2001
6,811,659 Microelectrogravimetrically plated biosensors and apparatus for producing same 222 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 337 2002
6,784,274 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 265 2002
2004/0073,095 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 320 2003
 
PRECISION CONTROL DESIGN, INC. (1)
6,366,794 Generic integrated implantable potentiostat telemetry unit for electrochemical sensors 407 1999
 
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,935,785 Binding assay methods 149 1997
 
MCKINLEY, BRUCE (1)
5,408,999 Fiber-optic probe for the measurement of fluid parameters 260 1994
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (3)
4,919,767 Sensor and method for analyte determination 216 1988
5,437,973 Enzyme-electrode sensor 178 1993
5,531,878 Sensor devices 561 1995
 
SONY ELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
2002/0186,243 Method and system for providing combined video and physiological data over a communication network for patient monitoring 47 2001
 
SUH, SE WON (1)
6,520,997 Porous three dimensional structure 186 2000
 
ISENSE ACQUISITION, LLC (3)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 390 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 287 2001
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 145 2003
 
Eli Lilly and Company (1)
5,786,584 Vial and cartridge reading device providing audio feedback for a blood glucose monitoring system 218 1996
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (2)
6,285,897 Remote physiological monitoring system 361 1999
6,689,056 Implantable monitoring probe 330 2000
 
FIDIA S.P.A. (1)
5,326,356 Biocompatible perforated membranes, processes for their preparation, their use as a support in the in vitro growth of epithelial cells, the artificial skin obtained in this manner, and its use in skin grafts 191 1993
 
RAYA SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (4)
5,601,435 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health related information 417 1994
6,032,119 Personalized display of health information 455 1997
6,101,478 Multi-user remote health monitoring system 544 1997
6,210,272 Multi-player interactive electronic game for health education 348 1997
 
McGill University (2)
2003/0232,370 Glucose sensor and uses thereof 254 2003
2004/0108,226 Continuous glucose quantification device and method 135 2003
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (34)
4,837,049 Method of making an electrode array 324 1986
4,969,468 Electrode array for use in connection with a living body and method of manufacture 428 1989
4,931,795 Digital to analog signal converter 114 1989
4,991,582 Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies 236 1989
4,990,845 Floating current source 121 1989
5,193,539 Implantable microstimulator 547 1991
5,193,540 Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator 530 1991
5,324,316 Implantable microstimulator 409 1993
5,358,514 Implantable microdevice with self-attaching electrodes 427 1993
5,477,855 Shield for conductors of an implantable device 120 1993
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 853 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 247 1994
5,545,191 Method for optimally positioning and securing the external unit of a transcutaneous transducer of the skin of a living body 256 1994
5,522,865 Voltage/current control system for a human tissue stimulator 243 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 712 1995
5,640,764 Method of forming a tubular feed-through hermetic seal for an implantable medical device 123 1995
6,035,237 Implantable stimulator that prevents DC current flow without the use of discrete output coupling capacitors 139 1995
5,750,926 Hermetically sealed electrical feedthrough for use with implantable electronic devices 323 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 808 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 174 1996
5,843,140 Tubular feedthrough system for hermetically sealed devices 115 1997
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 343 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 454 1997
5,999,849 Low power rectifier circuit for implantable medical device 244 1997
5,957,958 Implantable electrode arrays 178 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 500 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 624 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 508 1997
6,043,437 Alumina insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices 237 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 532 1998
6,067,474 Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration 350 1998
6,387,048 Implantable sensor and integrity tests therefor 174 1999
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 300 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 205 2002
 
SYNTHEON, LLC (1)
6,066,083 Implantable brachytherapy device having at least partial deactivation capability 130 1998
 
ANIMAS TECHNOLOGIES LLC (63)
5,771,890 Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating polarity 333 1994
5,989,409 Method for glucose sensing 266 1995
5,735,273 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 296 1995
5,954,685 Electrochemical sensor with dual purpose electrode 205 1996
6,139,718 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 128 1997
6,299,578 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 391 1997
5,827,183 Method of measuring chemical concentration iontophoretically using impermeable mask 217 1997
6,023,629 Method of sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current 333 1997
6,141,573 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 143 1998
6,180,416 Method and device for predicting physiological values 372 1998
6,587,705 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 300 1999
6,144,869 Monitoring of physiological analytes 459 1999
6,233,471 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analysis 681 1999
6,272,364 Method and device for predicting physiological values 475 1999
6,393,318 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 153 1999
6,398,562 Device and methods for the application of mechanical force to a gel/sensor assembly 195 1999
6,326,160 Microprocessors for use in a device for predicting physiological values 415 1999
6,391,643 Kit and method for quality control testing of an iontophoretic sampling system 131 1999
6,298,254 Device for sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current 228 1999
6,561,978 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 556 2000
6,201,979 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 132 2000
6,615,078 Methods and devices for removing interfering species 154 2000
6,356,776 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 312 2000
6,284,126 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 113 2000
6,309,351 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 396 2000
6,546,269 Method and device for predicting physiological values 353 2001
6,370,410 Methods of producing an assembly for use in a monitoring device 108 2001
6,595,919 Device for signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 525 2001
6,341,232 Methods of producing collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 153 2001
2002/0004,640 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 159 2001
6,885,883 Methods for improving performance and reliability of biosensors 245 2001
6,687,522 Device for sample of substances using alternating polarity 179 2001
2002/0019,022 Method and device for predicting physiological values 397 2001
6,553,244 Analyte monitoring device alarm augmentation system 353 2001
6,633,772 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 486 2001
6,882,940 Methods and devices for prediction of hypoglycemic events 291 2001
2002/0026,111 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 253 2001
6,438,414 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 149 2001
2002/0053,637 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 132 2001
6,529,755 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 107 2001
6,594,514 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 232 2001
7,011,630 Methods for computing rolling analyte measurement values, microprocessors comprising programming to control performance of the methods, and analyte monitoring devices employing the methods 387 2002
RE38775 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 103 2002
RE38681 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 106 2002
7,018,568 Highly catalytic screen-printing ink 218 2002
6,771,995 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 106 2002
6,736,777 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 267 2003
7,163,511 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 157 2003
7,295,867 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 388 2003
2003/0153,821 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 174 2003
2003/0235,817 Microprocessors, devices, and methods for use in analyte monitoring systems 373 2003
6,862,466 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 196 2003
6,850,790 Monitoring of physiological analytes 318 2003
6,902,905 Glucose measuring assembly with a hydrogel 203 2003
6,941,163 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 140 2003
7,150,975 Hydrogel composition for measuring glucose flux 205 2003
7,189,341 Electrochemical sensor ink compositions, electrodes, and uses thereof 109 2003
6,816,742 Biosensor and methods of use thereof 252 2004
7,024,236 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 277 2004
6,999,810 Biosensor and methods of use thereof 233 2004
2005/0049,473 Methods for estimating analyte-related signals, microprocessors comprising programming to control performance of the methods, and analyte monitoring devices employing the methods 224 2004
7,228,163 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 190 2004
7,183,068 Methods of manufacturing glucose measuring assemblies with hydrogels 190 2005
 
YSI INCORPORATED (4)
4,356,074 Substrate specific galactose oxidase enzyme electrodes 241 1980
4,404,066 Method for quantitatively determining a particular substrate catalyzed by a multisubstrate enzyme 263 1982
5,217,595 Electrochemical gas sensor 222 1991
6,551,496 Microstructured bilateral sensor 246 2001
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (2)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 602 1998
7,052,483 Transcutaneous inserter for low-profile infusion sets 276 2001
 
ARROW INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CORP. (1)
4,417,588 Apparatus and method for initiating cardiac output computations 113 1982
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 347 1983
4,671,288 Electrochemical cell sensor for continuous short-term use in tissues and blood 708 1985
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 379 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 818 1986
4,781,798 Transparent multi-oxygen sensor array and method of using same 488 1987
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 554 1988
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 234 1992
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 274 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 294 2002
2005/0272,640 Method and apparatus for glucose control and insulin dosing for diabetics 162 2005
 
Meso Scale Technology, Inc. (1)
6,066,448 Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing 275 1996
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORK, INC. (48)
5,307,263 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 858 1992
5,678,571 Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game 290 1994
5,569,212 Apparatus for electrically determining injection doses in syringes 267 1994
5,899,855 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 893 1995
5,730,654 Multi-player video game for health education 312 1995
5,628,309 Meter for electrically measuring and recording injection syringe doses 325 1996
5,704,922 Syringe having electrical contact points for metering doses 205 1996
5,879,163 On-line health education and feedback system using motivational driver profile coding and automated content fulfillment 540 1996
5,720,733 Apparatus for determining and recording injection doses in syringes using electrical capacitance measurements 233 1996
5,782,814 Apparatus for determining and recording injection doses in syringes using electrical inductance 252 1996
5,792,117 Apparatus for optically determining and electronically recording injection doses in syringes 243 1996
5,832,448 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 484 1996
6,144,837 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health-related information 363 1996
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 661 1996
5,956,501 Disease simulation system and method 531 1997
5,887,133 System and method for modifying documents sent over a communications network 438 1997
5,951,300 Online system and method for providing composite entertainment and health information 415 1997
5,828,943 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 404 1997
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 812 1997
5,897,493 Monitoring system for remotely querying individuals 611 1997
5,918,603 Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game 562 1997
5,997,476 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 674 1997
5,913,310 Method for diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional disorders using a microprocessor-based video game 507 1997
6,068,615 Inductance-based dose measurement in syringes 309 1997
6,110,148 Capacitance-based dose measurements in syringes 251 1997
6,151,586 Computerized reward system for encouraging participation in a health management program 503 1997
6,330,426 System and method for remote education using a memory card 286 1998
5,940,801 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 357 1998
5,960,403 Health management process control system 556 1998
6,246,992 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 475 1998
6,379,301 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 693 1998
6,270,455 Networked system for interactive communications and remote monitoring of drug delivery 411 1998
6,161,095 Treatment regimen compliance and efficacy with feedback 425 1998
6,248,065 Monitoring system for remotely querying individuals 380 1999
6,260,022 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 224 1999
2001/0011,224 MODULAR MICROPROCESSOR-BASED HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM 137 1999
6,167,362 Motivational tool for adherence to medical regimen 392 1999
6,168,563 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 728 1999
6,334,778 Remote psychological diagnosis and monitoring system 397 1999
6,196,970 Research data collection and analysis 197 1999
2001/0049,096 SAMPLE IDENTIFICATION WITH ANALYTE DETERMINATION 115 1999
6,186,145 Method for diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional conditions using a microprocessor-based virtual reality simulator 365 1999
6,113,578 Optical dose measurements in syringes 295 1999
6,233,539 Disease simulation system and method 394 1999
D439242 Information appliance 98 2000
6,968,375 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 343 2000
2002/0019,748 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 289 2001
2002/0081,559 System and method for remote education using a memory card 197 2001
 
NEUFELD, GORDON R. (1)
4,569,589 Lung water computer system 128 1983
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (1)
5,624,537 Biosensor and interface membrane 416 1994
 
Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. (1)
5,373,336 Epicyclic gear mechanism 21 1993
 
NORTH-STAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LTD., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,890,621 Continuous glucose monitoring and a system utilized therefor 400 1988
 
Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. (4)
5,772,586 Method for monitoring the health of a patient 644 1997
5,840,020 Monitoring method and a monitoring equipment 514 1997
5,880,829 Apparatus for taking and analysing liquid samples, such as blood samples 253 1997
6,295,506 Measurement apparatus 516 1998
 
Sankyo Company, Limited (2)
4,871,440 Biosensor 419 1988
4,950,378 Biosensor 240 1988
 
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5,058,592 Adjustable mountable doppler ultrasound transducer device 197 1990
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (2)
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
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IZEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,515,593 Communication system for an instrumented orthopedic restraining device and method therefor 177 2000
 
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6,224,745 Process and device for continuously detecting at least one substance in a gaseous or liquid mixture by means of a sensor electrode 109 1998
 
ADVANCED MEDICAL DEVICES, S.A. (1)
6,073,049 Programmably upgradable implantable cardiac pacemaker 112 1997
 
ARROWHEAD CENTER, INC. (1)
6,893,552 Microsensors for glucose and insulin monitoring 279 2001
 
THE BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC. (1)
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5,161,532 Integral interstitial fluid sensor 282 1990
6,891,317 Rolled electroactive polymers 204 2002
 
THORN EMI PLC (1)
5,206,145 Method of measuring the concentration of a substance in a sample solution 175 1991
 
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
4,425,920 Apparatus and method for measurement and control of blood pressure 260 1980
 
RADIOMETER CALIFORNIA, INC. (1)
5,284,570 Fluid sample analyte collector and calibration assembly 183 1991
 
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5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 184 1996
 
AJINOMOTO CO., INC. (2)
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The University of Akron (1)
6,528,584 Multi-component polymeric networks containing poly(ethylene glycol) 130 2001
 
SABER TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. (1)
5,131,441 Fluid dispensing system 104 1990
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (2)
2002/0009,810 ELECTRONICS METHODS FOR THE DETECTION OF ANALYTES 107 1998
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 288 1999
 
SILVER LAKE WATERMAN FUND, L.P., AS SUCCESSOR AGENT (1)
6,595,929 System for monitoring health, wellness and fitness having a method and apparatus for improved measurement of heat flow 309 2001
 
Thorne, Smith, Astill Technologies, Inc. (1)
4,995,402 Medical droplet whole blood and like monitoring 503 1988
 
HOMMED, LLC (1)
6,402,691 In-home patient monitoring system 219 2000
 
Toto Ltd. (3)
5,111,539 Toilet device with system for inspecting health conditions 118 1990
5,184,359 Stool-type apparatus for sampling and assay of urine with swingable carriage 130 1991
5,410,471 Networked health care and monitoring system 365 1993
 
HealthTech Services Corp. (1)
5,084,828 Interactive medication delivery system 232 1989
 
KOVELMAN, PAUL H. (1)
6,293,925 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 577 1998
 
SKC Co. Ltd. (1)
6,547,839 Method of making an electrochemical cell by the application of polysiloxane onto at least one of the cell components 205 2001
 
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DexCom (1)
2005/0192,557 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 542 2004
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,101,814 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 606 1989
5,190,041 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 456 1991
5,368,028 System for monitoring and controlling blood and tissue constituent levels 337 1993
 
SUDHA S. MAHURKAR TRUST (2)
6,206,856 Safety syringe 199 2000
2004/0030,294 Retractable needle single use safety syringe 168 2002
 
ARADIGM CORPORATION (1)
2001/0037,060 Web site for glucose monitoring 149 2001
 
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (4)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 864 1982
4,731,051 Programmable control means for providing safe and controlled medication infusion 348 1983
4,844,076 Ingestible size continuously transmitting temperature monitoring pill 356 1988
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HEALTHETECH, INC. (17)
2001/0044,588 Monitoring system 344 2001
2002/0026,937 Respiratory gas sensors in folw path 149 2001
2002/0027,164 Portable computing apparatus particularly useful in a weight management program 224 2001
2002/0124,017 Personal digital assistant with food scale accessory 157 2001
2002/0103,425 self-contained monitoring device particularly useful for monitoring physiological conditions 148 2001
2002/0109,600 Body supported activity and condition monitor 279 2001
2002/0062,069 System and method of integrated calorie management using interactive television 146 2001
2002/0077,766 Remote temperature monitoring system 129 2001
2002/0107,433 System and method of personal fitness training using interactive television 198 2002
2003/0023,182 Respiratory connector for respiratory gas analysis 135 2002
2003/0105,407 Disposable flow tube for respiratory gas analysis 140 2002
2003/0065,275 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 147 2002
2003/0065,257 Diet and activity monitoring device 174 2002
2003/0208,110 Physiological monitoring using wrist-mounted device 163 2002
2003/0226,695 Weight control method using physical activity based parameters 156 2002
2003/0208,133 Breath ketone analyzer 162 2002
2003/0208,113 Closed loop glycemic index system 500 2003
 
SHIONOGI & CO., LTD. (1)
6,259,587 Direct current motor safety circuits for fluid delivery systems 134 1999
 
QUALLION LLC (1)
7,248,929 Implantable devices using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries 82 2003
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 219 1994
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PANASONIC CORPORATION (2)
5,264,103 Biosensor and a method for measuring a concentration of a substrate in a sample 556 1992
2005/0203,707 Data measuring device, healthcare data acquiring system, and healthcare data acquiring method 103 2004
 
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7,286,894 Hand-held computer device and method for interactive data acquisition, analysis, annotation, and calibration 56 2000
 
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6,965,791 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 325 2003
2004/0254,433 Sensor introducer system, apparatus and method 358 2003
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture (1)
4,845,035 Enzyme immobilization with a hydrolyzed polysaccharide graft copolymer 111 1987
 
Mirowski; Mieczyslaw (1)
4,407,288 Implantable heart stimulator and stimulation method 352 1981
 
APPLE INC. (1)
6,579,231 Personal medical monitoring unit and system 296 1998
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (4)
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 618 1991
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 584 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 673 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 507 1994
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (3)
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 634 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 443 1990
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 297 1995
 
INTEG, INC. (4)
5,582,184 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 742 1994
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5,682,233 Interstitial fluid sampler 415 1996
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (6)
4,461,691 Organic conductive films for semiconductor electrodes 243 1983
4,476,003 Chemical anchoring of organic conducting polymers to semiconducting surfaces 102 1983
4,749,985 Functional relationship-based alarm processing 237 1987
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 381 1989
5,208,154 Reversibly immobilized biological materials in monolayer films on electrodes 223 1991
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HORIBA, LTD. (1)
4,923,586 Enzyme electrode unit 213 1989
 
SELFCARE, INC. (1)
5,324,303 Combined lancet and multi-function cap and lancet injector for use therewith 327 1993
 
MATRIX MEMBRANES, INC. (1)
4,849,458 Segmented polyether polyurethane 242 1988
 
WEIL INSTITUTE OF CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (1)
4,530,696 Monitor for intravenous injection system for detecting occlusion and/or infiltration 110 1983
 
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6,440,068 Measuring user health as measured by multiple diverse health measurement devices utilizing a personal storage device 250 2000
 
SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC. (7)
5,368,562 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 398 1993
5,695,473 Occlusion detection system for an infusion pump 234 1994
5,658,250 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 318 1995
5,935,099 Drug pump systems and methods 383 1997
6,241,704 Drug pump systems and methods 232 1999
6,475,180 Drug pump systems and methods 156 2001
2004/0254,434 Glucose measuring module and insulin pump combination 329 2003
 
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5,954,641 Method, apparatus and operating system for managing the administration of medication and medical treatment regimens 194 1997
 
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Anesta Corporation (1)
5,291,887 Apparatus and methods for noninvasive blood substance monitoring 204 1992
 
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4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 222 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 207 1990
 
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5,587,273 Molecularly imprinted materials, method for their preparation and devices employing such materials 165 1995
 
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2002/0019,330 Novel methods of diagnosis of angiogenesis, compositions, and methods of screening for angiogenesis modulators 97 2000
 
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6,048,691 Method and system for performing a binding assay 132 1997
 
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6,274,285 Radiation-sensitive recording material for the production of driographic offset printing plates 193 1999
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
6,325,979 Device for gas-sensoring electrodes 201 1999
 
ECOSSENSORS LIMITED (1)
5,575,930 Method of making gas permeable membranes for amperometric gas electrodes 250 1995
 
Georgia Tech Research Corporation (1)
5,243,983 Non-invasive blood glucose measurement system and method using stimulated Raman spectroscopy 268 1990
 
Futrex, Inc. (3)
5,077,476 Instrument for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose 435 1990
5,068,536 Method for providing custom calibration for near infrared instruments for measurement of blood glucose 526 1991
6,477,392 Calibration of near infrared quantitative measurement device using optical measurement cross-products 211 2000
 
Key Plastics, Inc. (1)
6,239,925 Instrument cluster lens assembly and method of making 108 1999
 
IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PLC (1)
4,935,105 Methods of operating enzyme electrode sensors 274 1989
 
MOCHIDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,730,124 Medical measurement apparatus 356 1995
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KYOTO DAIICHI KAGAKU, 57 NISHIAKETA-CH, HIGASHIKUJO, MINAMI-KU, KYOTO 601, JAPAN A CORP.OF JAPAN (1)
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PANASONIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (7)
5,582,697 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 560 1995
5,565,085 Method for quantifying specific compound 242 1995
5,575,895 Biosensor and method for producing the same 399 1995
5,650,062 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 409 1995
5,651,869 Biosensor 297 1996
6,004,441 Biosensor 294 1997
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AVL MEDICAL IMSTRUMENTS AG (1)
5,130,009 Sensor device 180 1990
 
VALTION TEKNILLINEN TUTKIMUSKESKUS (1)
5,556,524 Electron-conducting molecular preparations 209 1995
 
THERASENSE, INC. (14)
5,262,305 Interferant eliminating biosensors 574 1991
5,320,725 Electrode and method for the detection of hydrogen peroxide 526 1992
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 683 1993
6,103,033 Process for producing an electrochemical biosensor 862 1998
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 726 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 569 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 403 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 510 2003
6,973,706 Method of making a transcutaneous electrochemical sensor 216 2003
2004/0106,858 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 356 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 481 2005
2005/0287,620 METHOD OF DETERMINING ANALYTE LEVEL USING SUBCUTANEOUS ELECTRODE 331 2005
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BIOMEDIX, INC. (1)
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4,955,861 Dual access infusion and monitoring system 215 1988
 
LAKOWICZ, JOSEPH R. (1)
5,628,310 Method and apparatus to perform trans-cutaneous analyte monitoring 301 1995
 
TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD. (1)
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Temple University (1)
5,590,651 Breathable liquid elimination analysis 239 1995
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (4)
5,971,941 Integrated system and method for sampling blood and analysis 470 1997
6,071,294 Lancet cartridge for sampling blood 366 1997
7,198,606 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing 296 2002
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KNOBBE, LIM & BUCKINGHAM (2)
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6,575,905 Method and apparatus for real-time estimation of physiological parameters 294 2001
 
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5,078,854 Polarographic chemical sensor with external reference electrode 179 1990
 
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5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 290 1996
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 166 1999
 
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6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 180 2001
2004/0164,961 Method, system and computer product for continuously monitoring data sources for an event of interest 131 2003
 
INSULET CORPORATION (6)
2002/0040,208 Data collection assembly for patient infusion system 455 2001
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 483 2001
6,768,425 Medical apparatus remote control and method 406 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 464 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 479 2002
7,137,964 Devices, systems and methods for patient infusion 223 2003
 
SYNAGRO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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Vita Phone GmbH (1)
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SIMATEC S.A.R.L. (1)
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VTQ IP HOLDING CORPORATION (1)
6,402,689 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 231 1999
 
CUNO INCORPORATED (1)
5,059,654 Affinity matrices of modified polysaccharide supports 257 1989
 
Chevron Research Company (1)
4,627,908 Process for stabilizing lube base stocks derived from bright stock 204 1985
 
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6,645,142 Glucose monitoring instrument having network connectivity 258 2000
2003/0040,683 Site selection for determining analyte concentration in living tissue 136 2002
2003/0108,976 Method and apparatus for improving clinical accuracy of analyte measurements 152 2002
2003/0175,806 Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of alternative site analyte concentration measurements 135 2002
 
SENZIME AB (PUBL.) (1)
6,812,031 Regeneration of biosensors 218 2000
 
TECPHARMA LICENSING AG (1)
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MATRIA HEALTHCARE, LLC (1)
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
5,827,184 Self-packaging bioelectrodes 123 1995
 
SAFT FINANCE S.AR.L. (1)
6,187,062 Current collection through thermally sprayed tabs at the ends of a spirally wound electrochemical cell 193 1998
 
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
4,934,369 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 277 1989
 
Julius Blum GmbH (1)
4,984,929 Fitting for fastening the rail member of a drawer 169 1989
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 445 1987
4,968,400 Enzyme sensor 191 1989
5,135,003 Automatic sphygmomanometer 205 1990
5,133,856 Ion sensor 220 1990
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 371 1999
 
N.V. NEDERLANDSCHE APPARATENFABRIEK NEDAP (1)
5,372,133 Implantable biomedical sensor device, suitable in particular for measuring the concentration of glucose 523 1993
 
FILLION, TOM (1)
5,452,173 Diagnostic circuit protection device 75 1992
 
RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT TE GRONINGEN (1)
5,174,291 Process for using a measuring cell assembly for glucose determination 297 1990
 
E.B.T., Inc. (1)
5,356,348 Electronic transmission control system for a bicycle or the like 146 1992
 
NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITALS, INC. (1)
4,957,115 Device for determining the probability of death of cardiac patients 135 1988
 
SHI, JIAN (1)
2004/0249,250 System and apparatus for monitoring and prompting medical self-care events and communicating medical self-care status 152 2004
 
SANDIA CORPORATION (1)
6,057,377 Molecular receptors in metal oxide sol-gel materials prepared via molecular imprinting 142 1998
 
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6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 882 1998
6,175,752 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1112 1998
6,484,046 Electrochemical analyte sensor 714 2000
6,565,509 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 780 2000
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2007/0249,920 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 102 2007
 
BRAEMAR MANUFACTURING, LLC (1)
6,957,107 Method and apparatus for monitoring and communicating with an implanted medical device 243 2002
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
4,335,255 Alkyl perfluoro (2-methyl-5-oxo-3-oxahexanoate) 78 1980
4,275,225 Polyfluoroallyloxy compounds, their preparation and copolymers therefrom 94 1980
4,357,282 Preparation of fluorocarbonyl compounds 95 1981
4,526,948 Fluorinated vinyl ethers, copolymers thereof, and precursors thereto 81 1983
6,627,058 Thick film conductor composition for use in biosensors 112 2001
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (2)
4,324,257 Device for the transcutaneous measurement of the partial oxygen pressure in blood 128 1980
6,320,357 Circuit arrangement 74 1997
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY, INC. (3)
6,143,164 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 755 1998
6,120,676 Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor 855 1999
6,576,101 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 487 1999
 
FLETCHER-TERRY COMPANY, THE (1)
5,269,212 Mat cutter 115 1992
 
Sun Microsystems, Inc. (2)
5,320,098 Optical transdermal link 199 1992
6,032,199 Transport independent invocation and servant interfaces that permit both typecode interpreted and compiled marshaling 121 1996
 
University of Kansas (1)
5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 748 1991
 
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC (1)
2004/0177,319 Computer system for automatic organization, indexing and viewing of information from multiple sources 22 2003
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (1)
6,310,110 Molecularly-imprinted material made by template-directed synthesis 160 1999
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES, A DELAWARE CORPORATION (1)
5,505,709 Mated infusion pump and syringe 276 1994
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (4)
5,948,512 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 153 1997
6,232,370 Ink jet recording ink 133 1997
6,485,138 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 147 1999
6,946,996 Antenna apparatus, printed wiring board, printed circuit board, communication adapter and portable electronic equipment 73 2003
 
PHARMACONTROL CORPORATION (1)
4,750,496 Method and apparatus for measuring blood glucose concentration 333 1987
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (4)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 819 1994
5,527,307 Implantable medication infusion pump with discharge side port 208 1994
5,370,622 Proctective case for a medication infusion pump 263 1994
5,472,317 Mounting clip for a medication infusion pump 204 1994
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
5,708,247 Disposable glucose test strips, and methods and compositions for making same 538 1996
5,951,836 Disposable glucose test strip and method and compositions for making same 394 1998
6,241,862 Disposable test strips with integrated reagent/blood separation layer 368 1999
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL SWITZERLAND GMBH (1)
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THORACAR SYSTEMS LLC (1)
2004/0039,406 Method and apparatus for placing and maintaining a percutaneous tube into a body cavity 168 2003
 
Mobil Oil Corporation (1)
5,364,797 Sensor device containing mesoporous crystalline material 271 1993
 
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2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
 
Radelkis Elektrokemiai Muszergyarto Szovetkezet (1)
4,375,399 Molecule selective sensor for industrial use and procedure for its preparation 212 1980
 
UNIDEX INCORPORATED (1)
4,994,068 Combination sterile pad support and lancet containing lancet disposal element 223 1989
 
Konjac Technologies, LLC (1)
6,537,318 Use of glucomannan hydrocolloid as filler material in prostheses 174 1998
 
Medical Microsystems, Inc. (1)
4,674,652 Controlled dispensing device 309 1985
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (4)
5,680,858 Method and apparatus for in vivo determination of the concentration in a body fluid of metabolically significant substances 332 1995
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2003/0032,868 Method and system for controlling data information between two portable apparatuses 148 2002
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 439 2003
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL LIMITED (1)
2004/0096,959 Analyte measurement 195 2003
 
SARNOFF (2)
6,923,764 Analyte monitor 322 2003
2004/0202,576 Analyte monitor 267 2003
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (4)
5,343,869 Method and system for monitoring vital signs 367 1993
5,549,115 Method and apparatus for gathering event data using a removable data storage medium and clock 131 1994
6,336,900 Home hub for reporting patient health parameters 469 1999
6,968,294 Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker 262 2001
 
RIKEN (1)
6,773,565 NOx sensor 160 2001
 
CYTYC CORPORATION (1)
6,309,384 Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion 200 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
6,001,471 Removable adhesive tape with controlled sequential release 243 1997
6,569,521 Stretch releasing pressure sensitive adhesive tape and articles 206 2000
 
NOVOZYMES A/S (1)
5,741,688 Alkaline glucose oxidase obtained from cladosporium oxysporum 168 1995
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
6,879,849 In-built antenna for mobile communication device 77 2002
 
Regents of the University of Minnesota (2)
4,718,893 Pressure regulated implantable infusion pump 146 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 254 1989
 
MINI/MED INC., A DELAWARE CORP. D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,482,473 Flex circuit connector 396 1994
 
ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
6,361,960 Method and test kit for measuring concentration of a cleaning agent in a wash liquor 5 1999
 
MEDICAL RESEARCH GROUP, INC. (1)
2004/0193,090 Ambulatory medical apparatus with handheld communication device 286 2004
 
CP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2003/0225,437 Device for retaining material 181 2003
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 187 2000
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (1)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 170 1987
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (1)
5,800,387 Safety monitoring apparatus for a patient care system 148 1996
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
2003/0032,077 Recording medium and blood glucose monitoring system using the recording medium 192 2002
 
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (1)
6,699,383 Method for determining a NOx concentration 148 2002
 
SKRABAL, FALCO (1)
5,097,834 Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms 292 1989
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (10)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
 
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (1)
5,611,900 Microbiosensor used in-situ 313 1995
 
Boehringer Mannheim GmbH (9)
5,096,836 Diagnostic test carrier 201 1990
5,310,885 Process for immobilizing a protein containing substance on a solid phase 176 1992
5,282,950 Electrochemical analysis system 363 1992
5,286,362 Method and sensor electrode system for the electrochemical determination of an analyte or an oxidoreductase as well as the use of suitable compounds therefor 422 1993
5,554,166 Blood lancet device for withdrawing blood for diagnostic purposes 370 1994
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 838 1995
5,834,224 Electrochemical sensor containing an enzyme linked to binding molecules bound to a noble metal surface 203 1995
5,710,630 Method and apparatus for determining glucose concentration in a biological sample 271 1995
5,825,488 Method and apparatus for determining analytical data concerning the inside of a scattering matrix 166 1996
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (1)
5,095,904 Multi-peak speech procession 275 1990
 
SIMBEX LLC (1)
6,270,445 In-bed exercise machine and method of use 98 2000
 
MEDEX, INC. (1)
5,088,981 Safety enhanced device and method for effecting application of a therapeutic agent 302 1987
 
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. (1)
5,670,031 Electrochemical sensor 293 1995
 
KOREA KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,994,476 Process for the preparation of a block copolymer composition 109 1998
 
VIPROTECH MARKETING, INC. (1)
5,284,748 Method for electrical detection of a binding reaction 140 1992
 
PACESETTER INFUSION, LTD., MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES, A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
5,176,644 Medication infusion pump with improved liquid-vapor pressure reservoir 169 1990
 
HEALTH & LIFE CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0254,429 Data storage device for integrating data of several medical measuring instruments 130 2003
 
Europhor SA (1)
5,106,365 Microdialysis probe 241 1990
 
BIOFIELD CORP. (1)
5,560,357 D.C. epidermal biopotential sensing electrode assembly and apparatus for use therewith 204 1995
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (2)
5,862,803 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 376 1996
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 620 1997
 
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN (1)
2005/0171,503 Automatic infusion system based on an adaptive patient model 152 2005
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (3)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 295 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 400 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 439 1993
 
Pacesetter Infusion, Ltd. (2)
4,561,443 Coherent inductive communications link for biomedical applications 227 1983
5,328,460 Implantable medication infusion pump including self-contained acoustic fault detection apparatus 206 1993
 
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC. (1)
5,931,814 Dermally affixed injection device 376 1997
 
LUXTRON CORPORATION (1)
4,986,671 Three-parameter optical fiber sensor and system 334 1989
 
Pacesetter, Inc. (17)
4,543,955 System for controlling body implantable action device 367 1983
4,681,111 Analog and digital telemetry system for an implantable device 220 1985
4,815,469 Implantable blood oxygen sensor and method of use 365 1988
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 607 1989
5,209,229 Apparatus and method employing plural electrode configurations for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in an arrhythmia control system 421 1991
5,309,919 Method and system for recording, reporting, and displaying the distribution of pacing events over time and for using same to optimize programming 313 1992
5,431,691 Method and system for recording and displaying a sequential series of pacing events 301 1992
5,350,407 Implantable stimulator having quiescent and active modes of operation 130 1992
5,456,692 System and method for noninvasively altering the function of an implanted pacemaker 317 1993
5,562,713 Bidirectional telemetry apparatus and method for implantable device 261 1995
5,653,735 Implantable cardiac stimulation device having an improved backup mode of operation and method thereof 125 1995
5,749,907 System and method for identifying and displaying medical data which violate programmable alarm conditions 434 1997
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 311 1998
6,409,674 Implantable sensor with wireless communication 396 1998
6,324,428 Implantable medical device having an improved electronic assembly for increasing packaging density and enhancing component protection 103 1999
6,424,867 Secure telemetry system and method for an implantable cardiac stimulation device 209 1999
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 492 2000
 
HENKEL KGAA (2)
5,854,189 Process for the production of break-resistant, storable multifunctional detergent tablets 105 1996
5,898,025 Mildly alkaline dishwashing detergents 105 1997
 
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CORPORATION (1)
5,192,416 Method and apparatus for batch injection analysis 214 1991
 
PACESETTER AB (2)
4,779,618 Device and method for the physiological frequency control of a heart pacemaker equipped with a stimulating electrode 221 1985
5,662,694 Magnetic field detector 104 1995
 
IMETRIKUS, INC. (1)
6,266,645 Risk adjustment tools for analyzing patient electronic discharge records 192 1998
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (1)
5,976,085 In situ calibration system for sensors located in a physiologic line 356 1997
 
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
6,153,062 Magnetoresistive sensor and head 151 1998
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (1)
5,451,260 Method and apparatus for CVD using liquid delivery system with an ultrasonic nozzle 187 1994
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 361 1988
5,846,744 Sensors based on polymer transformation 229 1996
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (3)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 472 2003
7,133,710 Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy 248 2003
7,183,102 Apparatus using reference measurement for calibration 208 2005
 
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (2)
4,407,959 Blood sugar analyzing apparatus 232 1981
4,483,924 System for controlling a printer in a blood sugar analyzer 182 1981
 
NEW OJI PAPER CO., LTD. (1)
5,037,527 Reference electrode and a measuring apparatus using the same 173 1988
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH (3)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 338 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 302 1995
5,854,078 Polymerized crystalline colloidal array sensor methods 141 1997
 
SHIMADZU CORPORATION (1)
4,820,399 Enzyme electrodes 416 1985
 
CRANFIELD BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (1)
5,525,511 Electrochemical biosensor stability 293 1993
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (9)
4,679,562 Glucose sensor 288 1986
6,026,320 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 299 1998
6,301,499 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 162 1999
6,529,772 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 166 2001
7,043,305 Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance 156 2002
7,072,718 Antenna systems for implantable medical device telemetry 103 2002
6,978,182 Advanced patient management system including interrogator/transceiver unit 195 2002
6,766,201 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 129 2003
6,954,673 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 114 2004
 
University Patents, Inc. (1)
4,440,175 Membrane electrode for non-ionic species 246 1981
 
CMeD, Inc. (1)
5,623,925 Virtual medical instrument for performing medical diagnostic testing on patients 151 1995
 
INTEL CORPORATION (1)
5,872,820 Synchronization in TDMA systems in a non-realtime fashion 101 1996
 
LXN CORPORATION (2)
5,695,949 Combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 251 1995
6,027,692 Apparatus for combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 177 1996
 
Beckman Coulter, Inc. (1)
6,366,793 Minimally invasive methods for measuring analtes in vivo 139 1999
 
ASH MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,002,054 Interstitial filtration and collection device and method for long-term monitoring of physiological constituents of the body 309 1989
 
POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (1)
5,089,112 Electrochemical biosensor based on immobilized enzymes and redox polymers 474 1990
 
WILLIAM REBER, L.L.C. (2)
5,950,632 Medical communication apparatus, system, and method 260 1997
5,961,451 Noninvasive apparatus having a retaining member to retain a removable biosensor 520 1997
 
DSP Diabetes Sentry Products, Inc. (1)
7,052,472 Systems and methods for detecting symptoms of hypoglycemia 122 2003
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (12)
4,721,601 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 259 1984
4,717,673 Microelectrochemical devices 229 1985
4,936,956 Microelectrochemical devices based on inorganic redox active material and method for sensing 191 1987
4,874,499 Electrochemical microsensors and method of making such sensors 274 1988
5,034,192 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 229 1989
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 348 1991
6,002,961 Transdermal protein delivery using low-frequency sonophoresis 172 1995
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 404 1995
6,018,678 Transdermal protein delivery or measurement using low-frequency sonophoresis 159 1995
5,947,921 Chemical and physical enhancers and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 191 1995
6,007,845 Nanoparticles and microparticles of non-linear hydrophilic-hydrophobic multiblock copolymers 248 1996
6,041,253 Effect of electric field and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 333 1996
 
PRP VIDEO CONSULTING L.L.C (1)
6,918,769 Video game for assisting healing of the human body 21 2002
 
NEC CORPORATION (9)
5,082,786 Glucose sensor with gel-immobilized glucose oxidase and gluconolactonase 226 1988
5,215,887 Glucose sensor measurement 129 1991
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 395 1993
5,445,920 Fabrication process of biosensor 237 1994
5,795,774 Biosensor 372 1997
6,280,587 Enzyme electrode and a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 136 1999
6,464,848 Reference electrode, a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 132 1999
6,773,563 Electrochemical sensor having a reference electrode 131 2001
6,780,297 Apparatus for measuring biochemical components 133 2001
 
KLOEPFER, DR. HANS (1)
6,840,912 Consolidated body fluid testing device and method 276 2002
 
TYSON BIORESEARCH, INC. (1)
6,793,802 Biosensors having improved sample application and measuring properties and uses thereof 240 2001
 
Q-TEC SYSTEMS LLC (1)
6,602,191 Method and apparatus for health and disease management combining patient data monitoring with wireless internet connectivity 175 2000
 
INTEGRIS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (2)
4,352,960 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 287 1980
RE32947 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 222 1988
 
ROCHE OPERATIONS LTD. (1)
5,366,609 Biosensing meter with pluggable memory key 456 1993
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION (3)
5,288,636 Enzyme electrode system 504 1990
5,508,171 Assay method with enzyme electrode system 466 1994
6,214,185 Sensor with PVC cover membrane 215 1998
 
GRAPHIC CONTROLS CORPORATION (1)
5,400,782 Integral medical electrode including a fusible conductive substrate 124 1992
 
INTUITY MEDICAL, INC. (1)
6,540,675 Analyte monitor 343 2000
 
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc. (29)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 1004 1986
5,232,668 Test strip holding and reading mechanism for a meter 131 1991
5,108,564 Method and apparatus for amperometric diagnostic analysis 439 1991
5,371,687 Glucose test data acquisition and management system 458 1992
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 492 1993
5,413,690 Potentiometric biosensor and the method of its use 319 1993
5,589,326 Osmium-containing redox mediator 258 1993
5,437,999 Electrochemical sensor 635 1994
5,594,906 Zero power receive detector for serial data interface 177 1994
5,846,702 Reagent including an osmium-containing redox mediator 191 1996
5,857,983 Methods and apparatus for sampling body fluid 393 1997
5,879,311 Body fluid sampling device and methods of use 389 1997
5,951,492 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 455 1997
5,872,713 Synchronized analyte testing system 311 1997
6,144,922 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 170 1997
6,024,699 Systems, methods and computer program products for monitoring, diagnosing and treating medical conditions of remotely located patients 609 1998
D427312 Combined blood sampling device and meter 67 1998
6,162,639 Embossed test strip system 196 1998
6,106,780 Synchronized analyte testing system 160 1999
6,099,484 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 410 1999
6,635,167 Apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a component of a sample 145 2000
6,952,603 Subcutaneous analyte sensor 242 2001
6,591,126 Microdialysis system 115 2001
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 513 2001
2004/0172,284 Information management system 148 2003
2005/0137,471 Continuous glucose monitoring device 133 2003
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 310 2003
2005/0272,985 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 159 2004
2006/0052,679 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 133 2005
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
4,633,881 Ambulatory ventricular function monitor 132 1982
6,505,059 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 344 1999
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 327 2002
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (1)
5,034,112 Device for measuring concentration of nitrogen oxide in combustion gas 254 1989
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (6)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 326 1995
6,091,976 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 226 1998
6,584,335 Analytical device for in vivo analysis in the body of a patient 193 2000
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 337 2000
6,434,409 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 117 2000
6,852,500 Method for determining the concentration of glucose in a body fluid with glucose-containing perfusate 185 2000
 
CARDIOCOM, LLC (1)
6,454,705 Medical wellness parameters management system, apparatus and method 170 1999
 
LYNNTECH, INC. (1)
2006/0058,602 Interstitial fluid analyzer 156 2004
 
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST-NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO (1)
5,422,246 Electrode having a polymer coating with a redox enzyme bound thereto, the polymer coating being formed on the walls of pores extending through a porous membrane 208 1993
 
AMIRA MEDICAL (1)
6,134,504 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 142 1998
 
Hospira, Inc. (4)
4,925,268 Fiber-optic physiological probes 282 1988
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 275 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 229 1993
5,643,212 Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy 278 1994
 
STATE OF MAINE - DECD (1)
6,232,783 Method for monitoring an aqueous flow using selective film 134 1999
 
LAWRENCE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,796,634 Methods and apparatus for monitoring cardiac output 221 1985
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (3)
5,120,421 Electrochemical sensor/detector system and method 343 1990
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 402 1998
6,480,730 Chemical sensor system 163 2000
 
Cyngnus, Inc. (1)
6,653,091 Method and device for predicting physiological values 242 2001
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (4)
7,005,857 Device for measuring blood coagulation and method thereof 234 2001
2006/0001,538 Methods of monitoring the concentration of an analyte 240 2004
2006/0001,551 Analyte monitoring system with wireless alarm 186 2004
2006/0036,187 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 136 2004
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 307 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 285 1987
 
LifeScan, Inc. (18)
5,049,487 Automated initiation of timing of reflectance readings 450 1988
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 630 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 307 1993
5,526,120 Test strip with an asymmetrical end insuring correct insertion for measuring 377 1994
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 251 1996
6,193,873 Sample detection to initiate timing of an electrochemical assay 312 1999
6,383,767 Luminescent in vivo glucose measurement 113 2000
7,113,821 Tissue electroperforation for enhanced drug delivery 234 2000
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 211 2001
6,694,158 System using a portable detection device for detection of an analyte through body tissue 138 2001
6,549,796 Monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 340 2001
6,856,928 Method for automated exception-based quality control compliance for point-of-care devices 184 2002
2003/0212,379 Systems and methods for remotely controlling medication infusion and analyte monitoring 417 2003
6,738,654 Methods for automatically monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 217 2003
2004/0253,736 Analytical device with prediction module and related methods 128 2003
2004/0249,254 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 226 2004
2005/0267,780 Methods and systems of automating medical device data management 140 2005
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 202 2006
 
UNIVERSITY, THOMAS JEFFERSON, A PA CORP. (1)
6,122,536 Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels 655 1998
 
COULTER INTERNATIONAL CORP. (1)
5,607,565 Apparatus for measuring analytes in a fluid sample 148 1995
 
VIVOMEDICAL, INC. (1)
2006/0004,271 Devices, methods, and kits for non-invasive glucose measurement 238 2005
 
SHERWOOD SERVICES AG (1)
4,653,513 Blood sampler 424 1985
 
BIOSPECIFIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
4,534,356 Solid state transcutaneous blood gas sensors 314 1982
 
PHYTOTECH, INC. (1)
5,876,484 Method for removing soluble metals from an aqueous phase 128 1995
 
TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC (4)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 487 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 296 1997
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 285 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 261 2002
 
MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY (1)
6,802,957 Self-referencing enzyme-based microsensor and method of use 322 2001
 
TORONTO, THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF (1)
4,353,888 Encapsulation of live animal cells 335 1980
 
ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE (1)
6,780,871 Methods and compositions for treating addiction disorders 107 2002
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,262,035 Enzyme electrodes 543 1989
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 218 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 703 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 819 1994
6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 633 1996
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 738 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 661 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 697 1999
 
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH), U.S. DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS), U.S. GOVERNMENT (1)
4,344,438 Optical sensor of plasma constituents 387 1980
 
PFIZER INC. (1)
5,431,921 Dispensing device containing a hydrophobic medium 305 1993
 
SPACELABS HEALTHCARE, LLC (1)
5,701,894 Modular physiological computer-recorder 267 1995
 
MAP MEDIZINTECHNIK FÃœR ARZT UND PATIENT GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,275,159 Method and apparatus for diagnosis of sleep disorders 540 1992
 
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (1)
6,496,728 Methods for extracting substances using alternating current 104 2001
 
NSK-Warner K.K. (1)
6,125,978 One-way clutch 109 1998
 
GREATBATCH LTD. (1)
6,013,113 Slotted insulator for unsealed electrode edges in electrochemical cells 204 1998
 
NATIONAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2)
4,318,784 Enzymatic processes 184 1980
4,655,885 Surface-modified electrode and its use in a bioelectrochemical process 224 1986
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AG (1)
5,340,722 Method for the determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate and a sensor for carrying out the method 227 1993
 
GAMBRO UF SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
6,585,675 Method and apparatus for blood withdrawal and infusion using a pressure controller 168 2000
 
Allied Corporation (1)
4,524,114 Bifunctional air electrode 225 1983
 
STANLEY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
5,139,023 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood glucose monitoring 235 1989
 
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA ALUMNI PATENTS FOUNDATION, THE (1)
2005/0214,892 Method, system, and computer program product for the processing of self-monitoring blood glucose(smbg)data to enhance diabetic self-management 245 2005
 
USA AS REPRESENTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NASA (1)
5,596,150 Capacitance probe for fluid flow and volume measurements 214 1995
 
ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG (2)
6,693,069 Disinfecting compositions and processes for disinfecting surfaces 103 2002
6,683,040 Peracids with good adhesion to surfaces 105 2002
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 144 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 284 1999
 
Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (1)
5,686,717 Bar code symbol reading system with multi-port digital signal decoder 125 1996
 
R.E. STIFTUNG (1)
4,684,537 Process for the sensitization of an oxidation/reduction photocatalyst, and photocatalyst thus obtained 241 1985
 
Abbott Laboratories (15)
4,954,129 Hydrodynamic clot flushing 227 1988
5,153,827 An infusion management and pumping system having an alarm handling system 328 1989
5,520,787 Diagnostic flow cell device 253 1995
5,820,551 Strip electrode with screen printing 423 1995
6,032,059 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 312 1997
6,014,577 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 272 1997
6,027,459 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 434 1997
6,071,249 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 369 1997
6,071,251 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 394 1997
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 518 1997
6,206,841 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 399 2000
6,537,243 Device and method for obtaining interstitial fluid from a patient for diagnostic tests 146 2000
6,526,298 Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue 296 2000
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 229 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 317 2002
 
WACKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION (1)
6,365,670 Organopolysiloxane gels for use in cosmetics 182 2000
 
ALTEA DEVELOPMENT CORP. (1)
6,918,874 Attribute compensation for analyte detection and/or continuous monitoring 188 1999
 
ABBOTT POINT OF CARE INC. (1)
5,514,253 Method of measuring gas concentrations and microfabricated sensing device for practicing same 219 1994
 
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5,686,829 Voltammetric method and apparatus 283 1995
 
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