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, CA622

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Bacho, Henrik San Francisco, CA 39 973
Colman, Fredric C - 328 18362
Drucker, Steven Bellevue, WA 110 1526
Jiang, Feng Union City, CA 68 1127
Liamos, Charles T Pleasanton, CA 60 2936
Lipman, Kelley Fremont, CA 38 805
Lortz, Mark Pleasanton, CA 38 805

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5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 426 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 562 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 242 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 281 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 295 1998
6,154,675 Resetting ERI/POR/PIR/indicators in implantable medical devices 119 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 237 1998
6,329,929 Telemetry system with phase-locking noise suppressing receiver 231 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 269 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 320 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 163 1999
6,200,265 Peripheral memory patch and access method for use with an implantable medical device 419 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 292 1999
6,442,433 Apparatus and method for remote troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of implantable device systems 281 1999
6,363,282 Apparatus and method to automatic remote software updates of medical device systems 217 1999
6,644,321 Tactile feedback for indicating validity of communication link with an implantable medical device 72 1999
7,039,810 Method and apparatus to secure data transfer from medical device systems 122 1999
6,418,346 Apparatus and method for remote therapy and diagnosis in medical devices via interface systems 256 1999
6,471,645 Communications system for an implantable device and a drug dispenser 181 1999
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 189 2000
2001/0039,504 Individualized, integrated and informative internet portal for holistic management of patients with implantable devices 128 2001
6,731,976 Device and method to measure and communicate body parameters 345 2001
7,016,721 Medical device ECG marker for use in compressed data stream 69 2001
6,799,149 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 138 2001
6,922,584 Method and apparatus for discrimination atrial fibrillation using ventricular rate detection 67 2001
7,082,334 System and method for transmission of medical and like data from a patient to a dedicated internet website 122 2001
6,813,516 Method and arrangement for using atrial pacing to prevent early recurrence of atrial fibrillation 86 2002
7,203,549 Medical device programmer with internal antenna and display 105 2003
7,072,802 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 80 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 332 2006
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (34)
4,837,049 Method of making an electrode array 282 1986
4,969,468 Electrode array for use in connection with a living body and method of manufacture 396 1989
4,931,795 Digital to analog signal converter 94 1989
4,991,582 Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies 208 1989
4,990,845 Floating current source 101 1989
5,193,539 Implantable microstimulator 494 1991
5,193,540 Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator 482 1991
5,324,316 Implantable microstimulator 365 1993
5,358,514 Implantable microdevice with self-attaching electrodes 367 1993
5,477,855 Shield for conductors of an implantable device 101 1993
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 780 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 220 1994
5,545,191 Method for optimally positioning and securing the external unit of a transcutaneous transducer of the skin of a living body 231 1994
5,522,865 Voltage/current control system for a human tissue stimulator 218 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 649 1995
5,640,764 Method of forming a tubular feed-through hermetic seal for an implantable medical device 103 1995
6,035,237 Implantable stimulator that prevents DC current flow without the use of discrete output coupling capacitors 116 1995
5,750,926 Hermetically sealed electrical feedthrough for use with implantable electronic devices 286 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 748 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 150 1996
5,843,140 Tubular feedthrough system for hermetically sealed devices 94 1997
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 310 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 413 1997
5,999,849 Low power rectifier circuit for implantable medical device 213 1997
5,957,958 Implantable electrode arrays 156 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 457 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 568 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 452 1997
6,043,437 Alumina insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices 209 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 482 1998
6,067,474 Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration 314 1998
6,387,048 Implantable sensor and integrity tests therefor 149 1999
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 267 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 179 2002
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (29)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 927 1986
5,232,668 Test strip holding and reading mechanism for a meter 118 1991
5,108,564 Method and apparatus for amperometric diagnostic analysis 409 1991
5,371,687 Glucose test data acquisition and management system 420 1992
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 454 1993
5,413,690 Potentiometric biosensor and the method of its use 294 1993
5,589,326 Osmium-containing redox mediator 235 1993
5,437,999 Electrochemical sensor 597 1994
5,594,906 Zero power receive detector for serial data interface 155 1994
5,846,702 Reagent including an osmium-containing redox mediator 171 1996
5,857,983 Methods and apparatus for sampling body fluid 362 1997
5,879,311 Body fluid sampling device and methods of use 360 1997
5,951,492 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 420 1997
5,872,713 Synchronized analyte testing system 281 1997
6,144,922 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 146 1997
6,024,699 Systems, methods and computer program products for monitoring, diagnosing and treating medical conditions of remotely located patients 555 1998
D427312 Combined blood sampling device and meter 65 1998
6,162,639 Embossed test strip system 170 1998
6,106,780 Synchronized analyte testing system 136 1999
6,099,484 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 377 1999
6,635,167 Apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a component of a sample 121 2000
6,952,603 Subcutaneous analyte sensor 217 2001
6,591,126 Microdialysis system 96 2001
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 458 2001
2004/0172,284 Information management system 123 2003
2005/0137,471 Continuous glucose monitoring device 113 2003
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 278 2003
2005/0272,985 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 135 2004
2006/0052,679 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 113 2005
 
MINIMED INC. (22)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 430 1995
5,777,060 Silicon-containing biocompatible membranes 211 1996
5,786,439 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 198 1996
5,807,315 Methods and devices for the delivery of monomeric proteins 102 1996
6,462,162 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 229 1998
6,280,416 Constant flow medication infusion pump 134 1999
6,283,943 Negative pressure pump 115 1999
6,252,032 UV absorbing polymer 95 1999
6,319,540 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 137 1999
6,750,311 Detection of biological molecules using boronate-based chemical amplification and optical sensors 98 1999
6,340,421 Microelectrogravimetric method for plating a biosensor 98 2000
6,682,938 Glucose sensing molecules having selected fluorescent properties 105 2000
6,734,162 Mixed buffer system for stabilizing polypeptide formulations 95 2000
6,642,015 Hydrophilic polymeric material for coating biosensors 238 2000
6,673,625 Saccharide sensing molecules having enhanced fluorescent properties 88 2001
6,443,942 Medication device with protein stabilizing surface coating 98 2001
6,804,544 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 134 2001
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 692 2001
6,811,659 Microelectrogravimetrically plated biosensors and apparatus for producing same 198 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 303 2002
6,784,274 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 237 2002
2004/0073,095 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 277 2003
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (21)
4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 361 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 279 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 252 1992
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 157 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 200 1994
5,782,912 Close vascularization implant material 180 1994
5,593,440 Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 177 1994
5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 264 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 228 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 161 1995
5,733,336 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 174 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 206 1995
5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 192 1995
5,741,330 Close vascularization implant material 209 1995
5,800,529 Close vascularization implant material 205 1995
5,964,804 Close vascularization implant material 137 1995
5,895,371 Medical treatment apparatus and method 206 1996
5,885,245 Medical apparatus with remote virtual input device 200 1997
6,256,643 Systems and methods for storing, retrieving, and manipulating data in medical processing devices 108 1998
6,398,727 Method and apparatus for providing patient care 229 1998
6,689,091 Medical apparatus with remote control 149 2002
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY (21)
6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 811 1998
6,175,752 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1000 1998
6,484,046 Electrochemical analyte sensor 652 2000
6,565,509 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 704 2000
2003/0187,338 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 466 2003
2004/0167,801 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 417 2004
2004/0171,921 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 211 2004
2007/0213,610 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 199 2007
2007/0149,873 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 83 2007
2007/0149,874 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 84 2007
2007/0161,879 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 84 2007
2007/0161,880 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0179,370 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0179,372 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 81 2007
2007/0191,699 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0203,408 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 83 2007
2007/0203,410 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 199 2007
2007/0203,411 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 83 2007
2007/0244,380 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 158 2007
2007/0249,919 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 82 2007
2007/0249,920 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 82 2007
 
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. (19)
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
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (18)
5,049,487 Automated initiation of timing of reflectance readings 418 1988
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 588 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 283 1993
5,526,120 Test strip with an asymmetrical end insuring correct insertion for measuring 350 1994
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 227 1996
6,193,873 Sample detection to initiate timing of an electrochemical assay 280 1999
6,383,767 Luminescent in vivo glucose measurement 93 2000
7,113,821 Tissue electroperforation for enhanced drug delivery 197 2000
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 187 2001
6,694,158 System using a portable detection device for detection of an analyte through body tissue 116 2001
6,549,796 Monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 305 2001
6,856,928 Method for automated exception-based quality control compliance for point-of-care devices 161 2002
2003/0212,379 Systems and methods for remotely controlling medication infusion and analyte monitoring 372 2003
6,738,654 Methods for automatically monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 192 2003
2004/0253,736 Analytical device with prediction module and related methods 108 2003
2004/0249,254 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 198 2004
2005/0267,780 Methods and systems of automating medical device data management 118 2005
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 181 2006
 
HEALTHETECH, INC. (17)
2001/0044,588 Monitoring system 293 2001
2002/0026,937 Respiratory gas sensors in folw path 127 2001
2002/0027,164 Portable computing apparatus particularly useful in a weight management program 186 2001
2002/0124,017 Personal digital assistant with food scale accessory 134 2001
2002/0103,425 self-contained monitoring device particularly useful for monitoring physiological conditions 124 2001
2002/0109,600 Body supported activity and condition monitor 225 2001
2002/0062,069 System and method of integrated calorie management using interactive television 123 2001
2002/0077,766 Remote temperature monitoring system 108 2001
2002/0107,433 System and method of personal fitness training using interactive television 169 2002
2003/0023,182 Respiratory connector for respiratory gas analysis 115 2002
2003/0105,407 Disposable flow tube for respiratory gas analysis 120 2002
2003/0065,275 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 127 2002
2003/0065,257 Diet and activity monitoring device 148 2002
2003/0208,110 Physiological monitoring using wrist-mounted device 133 2002
2003/0226,695 Weight control method using physical activity based parameters 133 2002
2003/0208,133 Breath ketone analyzer 139 2002
2003/0208,113 Closed loop glycemic index system 425 2003
 
PACESETTER, INC. (17)
4,543,955 System for controlling body implantable action device 336 1983
4,681,111 Analog and digital telemetry system for an implantable device 198 1985
4,815,469 Implantable blood oxygen sensor and method of use 340 1988
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 572 1989
5,209,229 Apparatus and method employing plural electrode configurations for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in an arrhythmia control system 390 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 287 1992
5,431,691 Method and system for recording and displaying a sequential series of pacing events 276 1992
5,350,407 Implantable stimulator having quiescent and active modes of operation 117 1992
5,456,692 System and method for noninvasively altering the function of an implanted pacemaker 294 1993
5,562,713 Bidirectional telemetry apparatus and method for implantable device 238 1995
5,653,735 Implantable cardiac stimulation device having an improved backup mode of operation and method thereof 112 1995
5,749,907 System and method for identifying and displaying medical data which violate programmable alarm conditions 401 1997
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 280 1998
6,409,674 Implantable sensor with wireless communication 359 1998
6,324,428 Implantable medical device having an improved electronic assembly for increasing packaging density and enhancing component protection 90 1999
6,424,867 Secure telemetry system and method for an implantable cardiac stimulation device 195 1999
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 449 2000
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (15)
4,954,129 Hydrodynamic clot flushing 206 1988
5,153,827 An infusion management and pumping system having an alarm handling system 300 1989
5,520,787 Diagnostic flow cell device 229 1995
5,820,551 Strip electrode with screen printing 389 1995
6,032,059 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 282 1997
6,014,577 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 240 1997
6,027,459 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 398 1997
6,071,249 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 338 1997
6,071,251 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 361 1997
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 471 1997
6,206,841 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 365 2000
6,537,243 Device and method for obtaining interstitial fluid from a patient for diagnostic tests 121 2000
6,526,298 Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue 273 2000
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 201 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 288 2002
 
THERASENSE, INC. (14)
5,262,305 Interferant eliminating biosensors 510 1991
5,320,725 Electrode and method for the detection of hydrogen peroxide 474 1992
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 626 1993
6,103,033 Process for producing an electrochemical biosensor 792 1998
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 669 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 512 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 362 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 458 2003
6,973,706 Method of making a transcutaneous electrochemical sensor 195 2003
2004/0106,858 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 321 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 423 2005
2005/0287,620 METHOD OF DETERMINING ANALYTE LEVEL USING SUBCUTANEOUS ELECTRODE 296 2005
2006/0247,985 Method and system for monitoring consumable item usage and providing replenishment thereof 86 2005
2007/0027,381 Inserter and methods of use 185 2005
 
MICROLIFE MEDICAL HOME SOLUTIONS INC. (13)
6,468,222 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 159 2000
6,790,178 Physiological monitor and associated computation, display and communication unit 524 2000
6,478,736 Integrated calorie management system 422 2000
6,571,200 Monitoring caloric expenditure resulting from body activity 198 2000
6,612,306 Respiratory nitric oxide meter 129 2000
6,513,532 Diet and activity-monitoring device 429 2000
6,629,934 Indirect calorimeter for medical applications 171 2001
6,610,012 System and method for remote pregnancy monitoring 248 2001
6,482,158 System and method of ultrasonic mammography 159 2001
6,620,106 Indirect calorimetry system 120 2001
6,899,683 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 126 2002
6,955,650 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 127 2002
6,899,684 Method of respiratory gas analysis using a metabolic calorimeter 126 2002
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (12)
4,721,601 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 236 1984
4,717,673 Microelectrochemical devices 208 1985
4,936,956 Microelectrochemical devices based on inorganic redox active material and method for sensing 171 1987
4,874,499 Electrochemical microsensors and method of making such sensors 239 1988
5,034,192 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 209 1989
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 318 1991
6,002,961 Transdermal protein delivery using low-frequency sonophoresis 151 1995
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 351 1995
6,018,678 Transdermal protein delivery or measurement using low-frequency sonophoresis 137 1995
5,947,921 Chemical and physical enhancers and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 169 1995
6,007,845 Nanoparticles and microparticles of non-linear hydrophilic-hydrophobic multiblock copolymers 214 1996
6,041,253 Effect of electric field and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 306 1996
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (11)
4,920,977 Blood collection assembly with lancet and microcollection tube 268 1988
5,067,491 Barrier coating on blood contacting devices 297 1989
5,001,054 Method for monitoring glucose 288 1990
6,192,891 Integrated system including medication delivery pen, blood monitoring device, and lancer 352 1999
6,589,229 Wearable, self-contained drug infusion device 441 2000
6,535,753 Micro-invasive method for painless detection of analytes in extra-cellular space 141 2000
6,904,301 Micro-invasive method for painless detection of analytes in extracellular space 206 2002
2004/0059,201 Apparatus and method for monitoring blood glucose levels including convenient display of blood glucose value average and constituent values 121 2003
2005/0113,657 Fiber optic device for sensing analytes 116 2003
2005/0113,658 Fiber optic device for sensing analytes and method of making same 220 2004
2005/0148,003 Methods of correcting a luminescence value, and methods of determining a corrected analyte concentration 115 2004
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (11)
4,224,125 Enzyme electrode 477 1978
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 162 1982
4,392,933 Electrochemical measuring apparatus comprising enzyme electrode 240 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 260 1985
4,897,173 Biosensor and method for making the same 434 1987
5,171,689 Solid state bio-sensor 227 1989
5,120,420 Biosensor and a process for preparation thereof 619 1989
5,229,282 Preparation of biosensor having a layer containing an enzyme, electron acceptor and hydrophilic polymer on an electrode system 361 1990
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 656 1991
5,185,256 Method for making a biosensor 289 1991
5,192,415 Biosensor utilizing enzyme and a method for producing the same 392 1992
 
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. (11)
5,494,562 Electrochemical sensors 455 1994
5,667,983 Reagents with enhanced performance in clinical diagnostic systems 99 1994
5,582,698 Sensor package 201 1995
5,601,694 Electrochemical sensors 147 1995
5,573,647 Electrical contact 83 1995
5,616,222 Electrochemical sensors paste 89 1995
5,711,868 Electrochemical sensors membrane 132 1995
5,707,502 Sensors for measuring analyte concentrations and methods of making same 305 1996
5,770,028 Glucose and lactate sensors 178 1996
6,150,128 Reagents with enhanced performance in clinical diagnostic systems 83 1997
6,107,083 Optical oxidative enzyme-based sensors 304 1998
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (10)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 1 2004
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 319 1983
4,671,288 Electrochemical cell sensor for continuous short-term use in tissues and blood 651 1985
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 346 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 759 1986
4,781,798 Transparent multi-oxygen sensor array and method of using same 451 1987
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 505 1988
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 209 1992
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 243 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 266 2002
2005/0272,640 Method and apparatus for glucose control and insulin dosing for diabetics 138 2005
 
Boehringer Mannheim GmbH (9)
5,096,836 Diagnostic test carrier 180 1990
5,310,885 Process for immobilizing a protein containing substance on a solid phase 156 1992
5,282,950 Electrochemical analysis system 325 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 391 1993
5,554,166 Blood lancet device for withdrawing blood for diagnostic purposes 330 1994
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 764 1995
5,834,224 Electrochemical sensor containing an enzyme linked to binding molecules bound to a noble metal surface 182 1995
5,710,630 Method and apparatus for determining glucose concentration in a biological sample 242 1995
5,825,488 Method and apparatus for determining analytical data concerning the inside of a scattering matrix 146 1996
 
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. (9)
4,679,562 Glucose sensor 265 1986
6,026,320 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 265 1998
6,301,499 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 140 1999
6,529,772 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 143 2001
7,043,305 Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance 136 2002
7,072,718 Antenna systems for implantable medical device telemetry 87 2002
6,978,182 Advanced patient management system including interrogator/transceiver unit 170 2002
6,766,201 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 107 2003
6,954,673 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 93 2004
 
Medisense, Inc. (9)
4,545,382 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 587 1982
4,711,245 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 521 1984
4,840,893 Electrochemical assay for nucleic acids and nucleic acid probes 374 1985
4,830,959 Electrochemical enzymic assay procedures 342 1986
5,126,034 Bioelectrochemical electrodes 401 1989
5,264,106 Enhanced amperometric sensor 317 1993
5,509,410 Strip electrode including screen printing of a single layer 539 1994
5,727,548 Strip electrode with screen printing 367 1995
5,628,890 Electrochemical sensor 723 1995
 
NEC CORPORATION (9)
5,082,786 Glucose sensor with gel-immobilized glucose oxidase and gluconolactonase 205 1988
5,215,887 Glucose sensor measurement 110 1991
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 365 1993
5,445,920 Fabrication process of biosensor 214 1994
5,795,774 Biosensor 343 1997
6,280,587 Enzyme electrode and a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 116 1999
6,464,848 Reference electrode, a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 112 1999
6,773,563 Electrochemical sensor having a reference electrode 111 2001
6,780,297 Apparatus for measuring biochemical components 112 2001
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,262,035 Enzyme electrodes 484 1989
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 197 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 631 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 745 1994
6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 579 1996
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 681 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 605 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 642 1999
 
MILES INC. (7)
4,938,860 Electrode for electrochemical sensors 291 1985
4,810,470 Volume independent diagnostic device 230 1987
5,114,678 Device for wiping a reagent strip 90 1990
5,251,126 Diabetes data analysis and interpretation method 352 1990
5,202,261 Conductive sensors and their use in diagnostic assays 351 1991
5,250,439 Use of conductive sensors in diagnostic assays 321 1992
5,410,474 Buttonless memory system for an electronic measurement device 221 1993
 
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (7)
5,445,611 Enhancement of transdermal delivery with ultrasound and chemical enhancers 255 1993
5,722,397 Enhancement of transdermal monitoring applications with ultrasound and chemical enhancers 233 1995
5,885,211 Microporation of human skin for monitoring the concentration of an analyte 471 1997
6,142,939 Microporation of human skin for drug delivery and monitoring applications 267 1998
6,530,915 Photothermal structure for biomedical applications, and method therefor 151 2000
6,704,587 Dual function assay device 87 2002
6,922,578 Integrated poration, harvesting and analysis device, and method therefor 207 2003
 
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 519 1995
5,565,085 Method for quantifying specific compound 213 1995
5,575,895 Biosensor and method for producing the same 372 1995
5,650,062 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 379 1995
5,651,869 Biosensor 272 1996
6,004,441 Biosensor 268 1997
6,309,526 Biosensor 185 1999
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (7)
4,366,033 Method for determining the concentration of sugar using an electrocatalytic sugar sensor 232 1979
4,477,314 Method for determining sugar concentration 304 1983
4,759,371 Implantable, calibrateable measuring instrument for a body substance and a calibrating method 196 1987
5,318,521 Dosing device for the controlled delivery of a liquid 81 1993
5,704,354 Electrocatalytic glucose sensor 175 1995
5,552,027 Working electrode for electrochemical enzymatic sensor systems 151 1995
6,272,480 Method and arrangement for the neural modelling of a dynamic system with non-linear stochastic behavior 193 1998
 
SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC. (7)
5,368,562 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 366 1993
5,695,473 Occlusion detection system for an infusion pump 203 1994
5,658,250 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 284 1995
5,935,099 Drug pump systems and methods 332 1997
6,241,704 Drug pump systems and methods 197 1999
6,475,180 Drug pump systems and methods 131 2001
2004/0254,434 Glucose measuring module and insulin pump combination 294 2003
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (6)
4,401,122 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 275 1979
4,467,811 Method of polarographic analysis of lactic acid and lactate 121 1982
4,458,686 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 226 1983
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 430 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 186 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 412 1987
 
ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (6)
4,461,691 Organic conductive films for semiconductor electrodes 219 1983
4,476,003 Chemical anchoring of organic conducting polymers to semiconducting surfaces 88 1983
4,749,985 Functional relationship-based alarm processing 207 1987
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 343 1989
5,208,154 Reversibly immobilized biological materials in monolayer films on electrodes 201 1991
5,227,042 Catalyzed enzyme electrodes 173 1992
 
INSULET CORPORATION (6)
2002/0040,208 Data collection assembly for patient infusion system 405 2001
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 431 2001
6,768,425 Medical apparatus remote control and method 351 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 400 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 421 2002
7,137,964 Devices, systems and methods for patient infusion 194 2003
 
Miles Laboratories, Inc. (6)
4,247,297 Test means and method for interference resistant determination of oxidizing substances 203 1979
4,415,666 Enzyme electrode membrane 237 1981
4,418,148 Multilayer enzyme electrode membrane 292 1981
4,390,621 Method and device for detecting glucose concentration 189 1982
4,427,770 High glucose-determining analytical element 201 1982
4,560,534 Polymer catalyst transducers 210 1983
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (6)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 300 1995
6,091,976 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 195 1998
6,584,335 Analytical device for in vivo analysis in the body of a patient 161 2000
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 302 2000
6,434,409 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 98 2000
6,852,500 Method for determining the concentration of glucose in a body fluid with glucose-containing perfusate 162 2000
 
Sensors for Medicine and Science, Inc. (6)
6,304,766 Optical-based sensing devices, especially for in-situ sensing in humans 165 1998
6,330,464 Optical-based sensing devices 391 1999
6,794,195 Detection of analytes in aqueous environments 134 2001
6,711,423 Optical-based sensing devices 157 2001
6,800,451 Detection of glucose in solutions also containing an alpha-hydroxy acid or a beta-diketone 104 2002
6,940,590 High performance fluorescent optical sensor 90 2002
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
4,335,255 Alkyl perfluoro (2-methyl-5-oxo-3-oxahexanoate) 66 1980
4,275,225 Polyfluoroallyloxy compounds, their preparation and copolymers therefrom 82 1980
4,357,282 Preparation of fluorocarbonyl compounds 83 1981
4,526,948 Fluorinated vinyl ethers, copolymers thereof, and precursors thereto 69 1983
6,627,058 Thick film conductor composition for use in biosensors 93 2001
 
Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku Co., Ltd. (5)
5,168,046 Method for determination of glucose concentration 151 1990
5,272,060 Method for determination of glucose concentration in whole blood 165 1992
5,382,346 Biosensor and method of quantitative analysis using the same 333 1993
5,496,453 Biosensor and method of quantitative analysis using the same 461 1994
5,720,862 Sensor and production method of and measurement method using the same 319 1996
 
METRIKA LABORATORIES, INC. (5)
5,580,794 Disposable electronic assay device 307 1995
5,981,294 Device for blood separation in a diagnostic device 103 1995
5,968,839 Method and device producing a predetermined distribution of detectable change in assays 123 1996
5,837,546 Electronic assay device and method 271 1996
5,945,345 Device for preventing assay interference using silver or lead to remove the interferant 108 1996
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (5)
4,573,994 Refillable medication infusion apparatus 400 1981
4,856,340 Pressure diaphragm for a medication infusion system 111 1987
5,399,823 Membrane dome switch with tactile feel regulator shim 157 1993
5,505,713 Indwelling catheter with stable enzyme coating 124 1994
5,476,460 Implantable infusion port with reduced internal volume 165 1994
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (5)
5,680,858 Method and apparatus for in vivo determination of the concentration in a body fluid of metabolically significant substances 302 1995
6,540,672 Medical system and a method of controlling the system for use by a patient for medical self treatment 244 1999
7,077,806 Adaptive interactive preceptored teaching system incorporating remote image monitoring 19 2001
2003/0032,868 Method and system for controlling data information between two portable apparatuses 126 2002
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 385 2003
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 410 1987
4,968,400 Enzyme sensor 171 1989
5,135,003 Automatic sphygmomanometer 185 1990
5,133,856 Ion sensor 199 1990
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 345 1999
 
ARKRAY, INC. (4)
6,576,117 Method and apparatus for electrochemical measurement using statistical technique 292 2001
6,891,936 Remote data control system and measuring data gathering method 99 2001
2003/0158,707 Measurement device, and measured data transmitting method 117 2003
2004/0176,913 Information communication system 110 2003
 
Capintec, Inc. (4)
4,331,869 Dynamic cardiac quality assurance phantom system and method 97 1980
4,920,969 Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring 132 1987
5,007,427 Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring 226 1987
5,111,818 Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring 287 1990
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (4)
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 563 1991
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 521 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 617 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 463 1994
 
ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (4)
5,820,622 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 375 1996
6,645,181 Drug delivery systems and methods 319 1999
2004/0015,134 Drug delivery systems and methods 232 2003
2004/0030,285 Drug delivery systems and methods 211 2003
 
HOSPIRA, INC. (4)
4,925,268 Fiber-optic physiological probes 251 1988
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 255 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 206 1993
5,643,212 Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy 241 1994
 
INTEG, INC. (4)
5,582,184 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 684 1994
5,746,217 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 379 1995
5,682,233 Interstitial fluid sampler 384 1996
5,820,570 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 284 1997
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (4)
5,343,869 Method and system for monitoring vital signs 336 1993
5,549,115 Method and apparatus for gathering event data using a removable data storage medium and clock 111 1994
6,336,900 Home hub for reporting patient health parameters 425 1999
6,968,294 Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker 230 2001
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (4)
7,005,857 Device for measuring blood coagulation and method thereof 206 2001
2006/0001,538 Methods of monitoring the concentration of an analyte 209 2004
2006/0001,551 Analyte monitoring system with wireless alarm 157 2004
2006/0036,187 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 114 2004
 
M-BIOTECH, INC. (4)
6,268,161 Biosensor 347 1999
6,475,750 Glucose biosensor 404 2000
6,858,403 Polymer matrix containing catalase co-immobilized with analytic enzyme that generates hydrogen peroxide 94 2001
6,835,553 Photometric glucose measurement system using glucose-sensitive hydrogel 244 2002
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (4)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 745 1994
5,527,307 Implantable medication infusion pump with discharge side port 182 1994
5,370,622 Proctective case for a medication infusion pump 231 1994
5,472,317 Mounting clip for a medication infusion pump 176 1994
 
MOLECULAR DEVICES CORPORATION (4)
4,911,794 Measuring with zero volume cell 346 1987
4,942,127 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 165 1988
5,501,956 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 154 1994
5,567,302 Electrochemical system for rapid detection of biochemical agents that catalyze a redox potential change 260 1995
 
NOKIA MOBILE PHONES LTD. (4)
5,772,586 Method for monitoring the health of a patient 593 1997
5,840,020 Monitoring method and a monitoring equipment 473 1997
5,880,829 Apparatus for taking and analysing liquid samples, such as blood samples 229 1997
6,295,506 Measurement apparatus 469 1998
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (4)
6,645,142 Glucose monitoring instrument having network connectivity 233 2000
2003/0040,683 Site selection for determining analyte concentration in living tissue 114 2002
2003/0108,976 Method and apparatus for improving clinical accuracy of analyte measurements 131 2002
2003/0175,806 Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of alternative site analyte concentration measurements 114 2002
 
OXYGEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. (4)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 437 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 262 1997
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 256 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 239 2002
 
QUESTSTAR MEDICAL, INC. (4)
4,627,445 Glucose medical monitoring system 608 1985
4,637,403 Glucose medical monitoring system 630 1985
4,787,398 Glucose medical monitoring system 466 1986
5,279,294 Medical diagnostic system 628 1990
 
RAYA SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (4)
5,601,435 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health related information 376 1994
6,032,119 Personalized display of health information 429 1997
6,101,478 Multi-user remote health monitoring system 492 1997
6,210,272 Multi-player interactive electronic game for health education 321 1997
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (4)
5,971,941 Integrated system and method for sampling blood and analysis 429 1997
6,071,294 Lancet cartridge for sampling blood 331 1997
7,198,606 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing 262 2002
2003/0199,791 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 216 2002
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (4)
5,948,512 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 132 1997
6,232,370 Ink jet recording ink 113 1997
6,485,138 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 127 1999
6,946,996 Antenna apparatus, printed wiring board, printed circuit board, communication adapter and portable electronic equipment 61 2003
 
The Johns Hopkins University (4)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 784 1982
4,731,051 Programmable control means for providing safe and controlled medication infusion 320 1983
4,844,076 Ingestible size continuously transmitting temperature monitoring pill 318 1988
5,016,631 Minimum interface biomedical monitoring system 78 1990
 
YSI INCORPORATED (4)
4,356,074 Substrate specific galactose oxidase enzyme electrodes 220 1980
4,404,066 Method for quantitatively determining a particular substrate catalyzed by a multisubstrate enzyme 241 1982
5,217,595 Electrochemical gas sensor 197 1991
6,551,496 Microstructured bilateral sensor 222 2001
 
ALZA CORPORATION (3)
4,327,725 Osmotic device with hydrogel driving member 720 1980
6,219,574 Device and method for enchancing transdermal sampling 441 1997
6,091,975 Minimally invasive detecting device 549 1998
 
ASULAB S.A. (3)
5,378,628 Sensor for measuring the amount of a component in solution 351 1992
5,393,903 Mono, bis or tris(substituted 2,2'-bipyridine) iron, ruthenium, osmium or vanadium complexes and their methods of preparation 304 1992
5,395,504 Electrochemical measuring system with multizone sensors 370 1994
 
BALL SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. (3)
6,447,448 Miniature implanted orthopedic sensors 336 1999
6,464,687 Implantable drug delivery system 251 2000
6,546,268 Glucose sensor 304 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (3)
6,208,894 System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters 669 1998
6,315,721 System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters 258 2001
7,177,690 Implantable system having rechargeable battery indicator 102 2003
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,101,814 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 562 1989
5,190,041 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 425 1991
5,368,028 System for monitoring and controlling blood and tissue constituent levels 308 1993
 
CHIRON CORPORATION (3)
5,094,951 Production of glucose oxidase in recombinant systems 182 1989
5,860,917 Method and apparatus for predicting therapeutic outcomes 155 1997
6,097,831 Non-contract method for assay reagent volume dispense verification 101 1997
 
CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT, LLC (3)
5,711,297 Computerized medical advice system and method including meta function 340 1996
7,297,108 Disease management system and method including analysis of disease specific changes 49 2002
6,849,045 Computerized medical diagnostic and treatment advice system including network access 118 2002
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (3)
4,614,760 Low consistency, one-part silicone elastomers 74 1985
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 261 1996
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 147 1999
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY, INC. (3)
6,143,164 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 688 1998
6,120,676 Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor 781 1999
6,576,101 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 445 1999
 
Futrex, Inc. (3)
5,077,476 Instrument for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose 396 1990
5,068,536 Method for providing custom calibration for near infrared instruments for measurement of blood glucose 484 1991
6,477,392 Calibration of near infrared quantitative measurement device using optical measurement cross-products 190 2000
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (3)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 428 2003
7,133,710 Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy 221 2003
7,183,102 Apparatus using reference measurement for calibration 181 2005
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (3)
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 602 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 408 1990
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 267 1995
 
INSET TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (3)
4,443,218 Programmable implantable infusate pump 285 1982
4,714,462 Positive pressure programmable infusion pump 282 1986
4,838,887 Programmable valve pump 151 1987
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
5,708,247 Disposable glucose test strips, and methods and compositions for making same 493 1996
5,951,836 Disposable glucose test strip and method and compositions for making same 361 1998
6,241,862 Disposable test strips with integrated reagent/blood separation layer 324 1999
 
ISENSE CORPORATION (3)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 344 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 262 2001
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 123 2003
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (3)
5,573,506 Remotely programmable infusion system 223 1994
5,871,465 Remotely programmable infusion system 192 1996
2004/0078,219 Healthcare networks with biosensors 356 2002
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (3)
5,120,421 Electrochemical sensor/detector system and method 316 1990
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 370 1998
6,480,730 Chemical sensor system 141 2000
 
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center (3)
5,711,861 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 553 1995
6,212,416 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 448 1998
6,466,810 Implantable device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 304 2000
 
Medlyte Diagnostics, Inc. (3)
6,210,976 Methods for early detection of heart disease 122 1998
6,534,322 Kits for early detection of heart disease 100 2000
6,534,323 Compositions and methods for early detection of heart disease 100 2000
 
POWDERJECT RESEARCH LIMITED (3)
6,207,400 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 100 1999
6,482,604 Non-or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 105 2001
6,602,678 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods 213 2001
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION (3)
5,288,636 Enzyme electrode system 471 1990
5,508,171 Assay method with enzyme electrode system 436 1994
6,214,185 Sensor with PVC cover membrane 197 1998
 
SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
5,342,789 Method and device for detecting and quantifying glucose in body fluids 332 1989
6,040,194 Methods and device for detecting and quantifying substances in body fluids 162 1995
6,232,130 Method for detecting or quantifying carbohydrate containing compounds 93 1998
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (3)
5,276,610 Display device for indicating the internal pressure of the tube of an infusion pump 72 1990
5,140,393 Sensor device 186 1990
5,304,127 Infusion apparatus able to recognize an appropriate time for servicing 71 1993
 
SIEMENS CORPORATION;INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT (3)
5,176,662 Subcutaneous injection set with improved cannula mounting arrangement 341 1990
5,217,442 Aspiration and refill kit for a medication infusion pump 125 1990
5,197,322 Pressure reservoir filling process for an implantable medication infusion pump 161 1990
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
4,633,881 Ambulatory ventricular function monitor 113 1982
6,505,059 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 297 1999
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 281 2002
 
TOTO LTD. (3)
5,111,539 Toilet device with system for inspecting health conditions 99 1990
5,184,359 Stool-type apparatus for sampling and assay of urine with swingable carriage 107 1991
5,410,471 Networked health care and monitoring system 334 1993
 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (3)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 265 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 362 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 393 1993
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (3)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 308 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 275 1995
5,854,078 Polymerized crystalline colloidal array sensor methods 118 1997
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (3)
4,919,767 Sensor and method for analyte determination 195 1988
5,437,973 Enzyme-electrode sensor 156 1993
5,531,878 Sensor devices 512 1995
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (3)
5,584,876 Cell excluding sheath for vascular grafts 213 1994
5,787,900 Method for loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus 187 1996
5,913,998 Method of making an implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device 253 1997
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
6,001,471 Removable adhesive tape with controlled sequential release 224 1997
6,569,521 Stretch releasing pressure sensitive adhesive tape and articles 188 2000
 
A. MENARINI INDUSTRIE FARMACEUTICHE RIUNITE S.R.L. (2)
2001/0041,830 Apparatus for measurment and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 277 2001
6,618,603 Apparatus for measurement and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 169 2001
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,957,903 Variable stiffness guidewire 199 1997
6,498,941 Catheter based probe and method of using same for detecting chemical analytes 150 2000
 
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
5,857,967 Universally accessible healthcare devices with on the fly generation of HTML files 281 1997
6,198,957 Radiotherapy machine including magnetic resonance imaging system 131 1997
 
AJINOMOTO CO., INC. (2)
4,619,754 Chemically modified electrodes and their uses 309 1983
4,595,479 Modified electrode 258 1983
 
ALLERGAN, INC. (2)
5,545,220 Implantable prosthesis with open cell textured surface and method for forming same 189 1993
5,833,603 Implantable biosensing transponder 756 1996
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (2)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 556 1998
7,052,483 Transcutaneous inserter for low-profile infusion sets 238 2001
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 196 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 182 1990
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 177 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 163 1996
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 274 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 252 1987
 
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
4,478,976 Water-insoluble protein material, its preparation and its use 187 1982
4,526,661 Electrochemical hydrogenation of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide 198 1983
 
BEND RESEARCH, INC. (2)
4,784,736 Functional, photochemically active, and chemically asymmetric membranes by interfacial polymerization of derivatized multifunctional prepolymers 209 1986
4,917,800 Functional, photochemically active, and chemically asymmetric membranes by interfacial polymerization of derivatized multifunctional prepolymers 173 1988
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (2)
5,862,803 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 342 1996
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 554 1997
 
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
6,063,637 Sensors for sugars and other metal binding analytes 247 1997
6,170,318 Methods of use for sensor based fluid detection devices 191 1998
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 335 1988
5,846,744 Sensors based on polymer transformation 208 1996
 
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (2)
4,571,292 Apparatus for electrochemical measurements 406 1982
4,655,880 Apparatus and method for sensing species, substances and substrates using oxidase 449 1983
 
CIBA CORNING DIAGNOSTICS CORP. (2)
5,198,367 Homogeneous amperometric immunoassay 201 1989
5,529,676 Sample chamber 98 1995
 
DELTADOT LIMITED (2)
6,103,533 Molecular imaging 102 1998
6,017,435 Molecular imaging 120 1998
 
DOMINION ASSETS, LLC (2)
6,219,565 Methods and apparatus for non-invasive glucose sensing: non-invasive probe 115 1998
6,309,884 Individual calibration of blood glucose for supporting noninvasive self-monitoring blood glucose 371 1999
 
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY OF THE HOLY GHOST (2)
5,387,327 Implantable non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensor 263 1992
5,469,846 Implantable non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensor 372 1994
 
ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG (2)
6,693,069 Disinfecting compositions and processes for disinfecting surfaces 83 2002
6,683,040 Peracids with good adhesion to surfaces 85 2002
 
ELAN CORPORATION, PLC (2)
5,807,375 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 604 1995
5,800,420 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 556 1996
 
EURUS LLC (2)
5,019,974 Diabetes management system and apparatus 626 1990
5,216,597 Diabetes therapy management system, apparatus and method 279 1991
 
FRESENIUS AG (2)
5,501,665 Process and device for detection of obstructions in a perfusion line 98 1994
5,842,983 Biosensor 169 1996
 
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (2)
4,407,959 Blood sugar analyzing apparatus 211 1981
4,483,924 System for controlling a printer in a blood sugar analyzer 162 1981
 
GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
5,735,285 Method and hand-held apparatus for demodulating and viewing frequency modulated biomedical signals 181 1996
5,748,103 Two-way TDMA telemetry system with power conservation features 238 1996
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 161 2001
2004/0164,961 Method, system and computer product for continuously monitoring data sources for an event of interest 111 2003
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (2)
6,285,897 Remote physiological monitoring system 317 1999
6,689,056 Implantable monitoring probe 290 2000
 
GUIDANCE INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (2)
6,494,830 Handheld controller for monitoring/using medical parameters 291 2001
6,699,188 Interactive reward devices and methods 148 2002
 
Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (2)
5,854,189 Process for the production of break-resistant, storable multifunctional detergent tablets 86 1996
5,898,025 Mildly alkaline dishwashing detergents 86 1997
 
INTEGRIS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (2)
4,352,960 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 256 1980
RE32947 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 200 1988
 
INTERMEDICS, INC. (2)
5,411,536 Method and apparatus for communicating data between medical devices to improve detectability of errors 78 1993
5,861,009 Implantable cardiac stimulator with rate-adaptive T-wave detection 63 1997
 
KNOBBE, LIM & BUCKINGHAM (2)
6,572,545 Method and apparatus for real-time control of physiological parameters 229 2001
6,575,905 Method and apparatus for real-time estimation of physiological parameters 270 2001
 
LXN CORPORATION (2)
5,695,949 Combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 225 1995
6,027,692 Apparatus for combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 156 1996
 
MCGILL UNIVERSITY (2)
2003/0232,370 Glucose sensor and uses thereof 229 2003
2004/0108,226 Continuous glucose quantification device and method 115 2003
 
MED GRAPH, INC. (2)
5,974,124 Method and system aiding medical diagnosis and treatment 329 1997
6,122,351 Method and system aiding medical diagnosis and treatment 315 1999
 
MICROLIFE CORPORATION (2)
2002/0133,378 System and method of integrated calorie management 147 2001
2003/0208,409 Method and apparatus for diet control 157 2002
 
MITSUBISHI PENCIL KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
5,380,422 Micro-electrode and method for preparing it 161 1992
5,376,251 Carbon micro-sensor electrode and method for preparing it 175 1993
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (2)
4,698,582 Power driver having short circuit protection 71 1986
4,803,726 Bit synchronization method for a digital radio telephone system 113 1986
 
NATIONAL BIOMEDICAL, LLC (2)
5,827,179 Personal computer card for collection for real-time biological data 226 1997
6,159,147 Personal computer card for collection of real-time biological data 376 1998
 
NATIONAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2)
4,318,784 Enzymatic processes 164 1980
4,655,885 Surface-modified electrode and its use in a bioelectrochemical process 203 1986
 
NINTENDO CO., LTD. (2)
5,134,391 System for preventing the use of an unauthorized external memory 235 1990
5,265,888 Game apparatus and memory cartridge used therefor 241 1993
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (2)
2002/0009,810 ELECTRONICS METHODS FOR THE DETECTION OF ANALYTES 92 1998
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 261 1999
 
PACESETTER AB (2)
4,779,618 Device and method for the physiological frequency control of a heart pacemaker equipped with a stimulating electrode 191 1985
5,662,694 Magnetic field detector 88 1995
 
Pacesetter Infusion, Ltd. (2)
4,561,443 Coherent inductive communications link for biomedical applications 205 1983
5,328,460 Implantable medication infusion pump including self-contained acoustic fault detection apparatus 185 1993
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (2)
5,264,103 Biosensor and a method for measuring a concentration of a substrate in a sample 512 1992
2005/0203,707 Data measuring device, healthcare data acquiring system, and healthcare data acquiring method 84 2004
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (2)
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
 
PERSEPTIVE BIOSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,372,719 Molecular imaging 138 1992
5,453,199 Molecular imaging 139 1994
 
PHYSIO-CONTROL, INC. (2)
5,487,751 Mechanical connector for securing compatible medical instruments together 94 1994
6,957,102 Enhanced interface for a medical device and a terminal 97 2001
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
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