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, CA766

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Bacho, Henrik San Francisco, US 27 1331
Colman, Fredric C Oakland, US 235 24791
Drucker, Steven Oakland, US 77 2537
Jiang, Feng Union City, US 52 1762
Liamos, Charles T Pleasanton, US 39 4577
Lipman, Kelley Livermore, US 24 1331
Lortz, Mark Pleasanton, US 25 1331

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6,794,195 Detection of analytes in aqueous environments 168 2001
6,711,423 Optical-based sensing devices 201 2001
6,800,451 Detection of glucose in solutions also containing an alpha-hydroxy acid or a beta-diketone 136 2002
6,940,590 High performance fluorescent optical sensor 121 2002
 
INAMED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (1)
5,658,330 Molded silicone foam implant and method for making 213 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 241 1996
 
POWDERJECT RESEARCH LIMITED (3)
6,207,400 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 133 1999
6,482,604 Non-or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 135 2001
6,602,678 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods 257 2001
 
THOMSON-CSF (1)
4,420,564 Blood sugar analyzer having fixed enzyme membrane sensor 375 1981
 
Omron Tateisi Electronics Co. (1)
4,894,137 Enzyme electrode 275 1987
 
SOLARCARE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,278,079 Sealing device and method for inhibition of flow in capillary measuring devices 216 1992
 
DEXCOM, INC. (80)
4,757,022 Biological fluid measuring device 824 1987
4,994,167 Biological fluid measuring device 530 1988
6,001,067 Device and method for determining analyte levels 736 1997
6,741,877 Device and method for determining analyte levels 604 2000
6,558,321 Systems and methods for remote monitoring and modulation of medical devices 642 2000
6,702,857 Membrane for use with implantable devices 589 2001
6,862,465 Device and method for determining analyte levels 509 2001
2003/0032,874 Sensor head for use with implantable devices 558 2001
7,226,978 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 448 2002
6,931,327 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 656 2003
7,276,029 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 596 2003
2005/0027,180 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 466 2003
2005/0027,463 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 436 2003
7,134,999 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 625 2003
7,192,450 Porous membranes for use with implantable devices 540 2003
2005/0043,598 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 553 2003
7,110,803 Device and method for determining analyte levels 471 2003
2004/0186,362 Membrane for use with implantable devices 506 2004
2005/0242,479 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 334 2004
2005/0245,795 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 543 2004
2005/0245,799 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 551 2004
2005/0031,689 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 532 2004
2005/0033,132 Analyte measuring device 415 2004
2006/0015,020 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURE OF AN ANALYTE-MEASURING DEVICE INCLUDING A MEMBRANE SYSTEM 540 2004
7,074,307 Electrode systems for electrochemical sensors 628 2004
7,108,778 Electrochemical sensors including electrode systems with increased oxygen generation 546 2004
2005/0051,427 Rolled electrode array and its method for manufacture 307 2004
2005/0056,552 Increasing bias for oxygen production in an electrode system 306 2004
2005/0176,136 AFINITY DOMAIN FOR ANALYTE SENSOR 415 2004
2005/0154,271 INTEGRATED RECEIVER FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 405 2004
2005/0143,635 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 538 2004
7,081,195 Systems and methods for improving electrochemical analyte sensors 400 2004
2005/0203,360 SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 518 2004
2005/0177,036 Device and method for determining analyte levels 236 2004
2005/0181,012 Composite material for implantable device 224 2005
2005/0187,720 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 457 2005
7,136,689 Device and method for determining analyte levels 383 2005
7,310,544 Methods and systems for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor 475 2005
2006/0015,024 Transcutaneous medical device with variable stiffness 483 2005
2006/0019,327 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 495 2005
2006/0020,186 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 524 2005
2006/0020,187 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 477 2005
2006/0020,188 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 493 2005
2006/0020,190 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 495 2005
2006/0020,191 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 498 2005
2006/0020,192 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 496 2005
2006/0036,139 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 497 2005
2006/0036,140 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 495 2005
2006/0036,141 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 546 2005
2006/0036,142 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 500 2005
2006/0036,143 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 504 2005
2006/0016,700 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 519 2005
2006/0036,144 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 515 2005
2006/0036,145 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 480 2005
2006/0068,208 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 124 2005
2006/0086,624 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 223 2005
2006/0195,029 Low oxygen in vivo analyte sensor 256 2006
2006/0155,180 Analyte sensor 290 2006
2007/0197,889 Analyte sensor 193 2006
2006/0258,929 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 378 2006
2006/0258,761 Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors 179 2006
2006/0189,856 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 184 2006
2006/0200,019 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 122 2006
2006/0200,020 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 141 2006
2006/0200,022 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 123 2006
2006/0211,921 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 118 2006
2006/0224,108 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 120 2006
2006/0235,285 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 134 2006
2006/0198,864 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 126 2006
2006/0270,922 Analyte sensor 174 2006
2006/0270,923 Analyte sensor 146 2006
2007/0045,902 Analyte sensor 179 2006
2007/0032,706 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 329 2006
2007/0016,381 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 428 2006
2007/0066,873 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 354 2006
2007/0032,718 Device and method for determining analyte levels 148 2006
2007/0197,890 ANALYTE SENSOR 143 2007
2007/0163,880 ANALYTE SENSOR 356 2007
2007/0203,966 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 511 2007
2007/0235,331 ANALYTE SENSORS HAVING A SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO SUBSTANTIALLY UNAFFECTED BY NON-CONSTANT NOISE 452 2007
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (46)
4,958,632 Adaptable, digital computer controlled cardiac pacemaker 371 1980
RE32361 Implantable telemetry transmission system for analog and digital data 268 1982
4,506,680 Drug dispensing body implantable lead 514 1983
4,711,251 Body implantable lead 379 1983
4,577,642 Drug dispensing body implantable lead employing molecular sieves and methods of fabrication 384 1985
5,342,409 Position-responsive neuro stimulator 422 1991
5,261,401 Ambulatory cardiac diagnostic units having means for inhibiting pacemaker response 239 1991
5,314,450 Dual channel telemetry for implanted medical device 169 1992
5,354,319 Telemetry system for an implantable medical device 264 1993
5,331,966 Subcutaneous multi-electrode sensing system, method and pacer 873 1993
5,741,211 System and method for continuous monitoring of diabetes-related blood constituents 409 1995
5,836,989 Method and apparatus for controlling an implanted medical device in a time-dependent manner 347 1996
6,115,634 Implantable medical device and method of manufacture 230 1997
6,093,167 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 224 1997
5,861,019 Implantable medical device microstrip telemetry antenna 443 1997
5,871,514 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 303 1997
5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 513 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 654 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 290 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 347 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 344 1998
6,154,675 Resetting ERI/POR/PIR/indicators in implantable medical devices 144 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 299 1998
6,329,929 Telemetry system with phase-locking noise suppressing receiver 285 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 334 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 383 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 193 1999
6,200,265 Peripheral memory patch and access method for use with an implantable medical device 529 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 334 1999
6,442,433 Apparatus and method for remote troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of implantable device systems 351 1999
6,363,282 Apparatus and method to automatic remote software updates of medical device systems 260 1999
6,644,321 Tactile feedback for indicating validity of communication link with an implantable medical device 91 1999
7,039,810 Method and apparatus to secure data transfer from medical device systems 159 1999
6,418,346 Apparatus and method for remote therapy and diagnosis in medical devices via interface systems 336 1999
6,471,645 Communications system for an implantable device and a drug dispenser 224 1999
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 219 2000
2001/0039,504 Individualized, integrated and informative internet portal for holistic management of patients with implantable devices 160 2001
6,731,976 Device and method to measure and communicate body parameters 425 2001
7,016,721 Medical device ECG marker for use in compressed data stream 86 2001
6,799,149 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 171 2001
6,922,584 Method and apparatus for discrimination atrial fibrillation using ventricular rate detection 84 2001
7,082,334 System and method for transmission of medical and like data from a patient to a dedicated internet website 160 2001
6,813,516 Method and arrangement for using atrial pacing to prevent early recurrence of atrial fibrillation 106 2002
7,203,549 Medical device programmer with internal antenna and display 147 2003
7,072,802 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 111 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 434 2006
 
Guidance Interactive Technologies, Inc. (2)
6,494,830 Handheld controller for monitoring/using medical parameters 365 2001
6,699,188 Interactive reward devices and methods 200 2002
 
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4,832,797 Enzyme electrode and membrane 251 1986
 
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2004/0162,035 On line health monitoring 16 2004
 
United Solar Systems Corporation (1)
5,977,476 High efficiency photovoltaic device 197 1996
 
WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER, THE (1)
5,074,977 Digital biosensors and method of using same 137 1990
 
KIDDE, INC. (1)
4,726,378 Adjustable magnetic supercutaneous device and transcutaneous coupling apparatus 253 1986
 
POLAR ELECTRO OY (1)
5,491,474 Telemetric transmitter unit 268 1994
 
MOLECULAR DEVICES CORPORATION (4)
4,911,794 Measuring with zero volume cell 400 1987
4,942,127 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 203 1988
5,501,956 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 191 1994
5,567,302 Electrochemical system for rapid detection of biochemical agents that catalyze a redox potential change 310 1995
 
MANAN ACQUISITION CORP., (A DELAWARE CORP.) (1)
5,284,156 Automatic tissue sampling apparatus 212 1991
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
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4,415,666 Enzyme electrode membrane 284 1981
4,418,148 Multilayer enzyme electrode membrane 349 1981
4,390,621 Method and device for detecting glucose concentration 230 1982
4,427,770 High glucose-determining analytical element 244 1982
4,560,534 Polymer catalyst transducers 253 1983
 
DOLPHIN MEDICAL, INC. (1)
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2005/0090,607 Silicone composition for biocompatible membrane 544 2003
 
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7,115,884 Self-encoding fiber optic sensor 200 1997
 
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4,753,652 Biomaterial implants which resist calcification 270 1986
 
STUART J. RADLOFF, OPERATING TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY (1)
2002/0188,466 Secure digital medical intellectual property (IP) distribution, market applications, and mobile devices 24 2001
 
Honeywell Inc. (1)
4,522,690 Electrochemical sensing of carbon monoxide 252 1983
 
LIFEWATCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,931,791 Medical patient vital signs-monitoring apparatus 311 1997
 
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (1)
5,580,527 Polymeric luminophores for sensing of oxygen 214 1994
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (5)
4,467,811 Method of polarographic analysis of lactic acid and lactate 154 1982
4,458,686 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 269 1983
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 514 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 218 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 494 1987
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,571,395 Breath alcohol analyzer using a biosensor 228 1994
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (13)
4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 435 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 365 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 344 1992
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 186 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 236 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 278 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 202 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 237 1995
5,895,371 Medical treatment apparatus and method 242 1996
5,885,245 Medical apparatus with remote virtual input device 248 1997
6,256,643 Systems and methods for storing, retrieving, and manipulating data in medical processing devices 141 1998
6,398,727 Method and apparatus for providing patient care 295 1998
6,689,091 Medical apparatus with remote control 186 2002
 
INAX CORPORATION (1)
5,073,500 Method and apparatus for detecting urinary constituents 165 1988
 
SENSALYSE HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
6,200,772 Modified polyurethane membrane sensors and analytical methods 171 2000
 
Medscan B.V. (1)
4,648,408 Blood sampling unit 319 1985
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (10)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 191 1982
4,392,933 Electrochemical measuring apparatus comprising enzyme electrode 292 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 293 1985
4,897,173 Biosensor and method for making the same 491 1987
5,171,689 Solid state bio-sensor 274 1989
5,120,420 Biosensor and a process for preparation thereof 708 1989
5,229,282 Preparation of biosensor having a layer containing an enzyme, electron acceptor and hydrophilic polymer on an electrode system 422 1990
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 759 1991
5,185,256 Method for making a biosensor 337 1991
5,192,415 Biosensor utilizing enzyme and a method for producing the same 450 1992
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (5)
4,573,994 Refillable medication infusion apparatus 462 1981
4,856,340 Pressure diaphragm for a medication infusion system 146 1987
5,399,823 Membrane dome switch with tactile feel regulator shim 197 1993
5,505,713 Indwelling catheter with stable enzyme coating 161 1994
5,476,460 Implantable infusion port with reduced internal volume 216 1994
 
MINIMED INC. (22)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 521 1995
5,777,060 Silicon-containing biocompatible membranes 273 1996
5,786,439 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 249 1996
5,807,315 Methods and devices for the delivery of monomeric proteins 148 1996
6,462,162 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 276 1998
6,280,416 Constant flow medication infusion pump 173 1999
6,283,943 Negative pressure pump 168 1999
6,252,032 UV absorbing polymer 132 1999
6,319,540 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 177 1999
6,750,311 Detection of biological molecules using boronate-based chemical amplification and optical sensors 132 1999
6,340,421 Microelectrogravimetric method for plating a biosensor 134 2000
6,682,938 Glucose sensing molecules having selected fluorescent properties 137 2000
6,734,162 Mixed buffer system for stabilizing polypeptide formulations 130 2000
6,642,015 Hydrophilic polymeric material for coating biosensors 294 2000
6,673,625 Saccharide sensing molecules having enhanced fluorescent properties 118 2001
6,443,942 Medication device with protein stabilizing surface coating 135 2001
6,804,544 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 188 2001
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 869 2001
6,811,659 Microelectrogravimetrically plated biosensors and apparatus for producing same 243 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 375 2002
6,784,274 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 300 2002
2004/0073,095 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 366 2003
 
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6,366,794 Generic integrated implantable potentiostat telemetry unit for electrochemical sensors 469 1999
 
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,935,785 Binding assay methods 156 1997
 
MCKINLEY, BRUCE (1)
5,408,999 Fiber-optic probe for the measurement of fluid parameters 298 1994
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (3)
4,919,767 Sensor and method for analyte determination 238 1988
5,437,973 Enzyme-electrode sensor 195 1993
5,531,878 Sensor devices 624 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 63 2001
 
SUH, SE WON (1)
6,520,997 Porous three dimensional structure 204 2000
 
ISENSE ACQUISITION, LLC (1)
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 312 2001
 
Eli Lilly and Company (1)
5,786,584 Vial and cartridge reading device providing audio feedback for a blood glucose monitoring system 237 1996
 
AGAMATRIX, INC. (2)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 438 2000
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 154 2003
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (2)
6,285,897 Remote physiological monitoring system 402 1999
6,689,056 Implantable monitoring probe 383 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 205 1993
 
RAYA SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (4)
5,601,435 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health related information 469 1994
6,032,119 Personalized display of health information 492 1997
6,101,478 Multi-user remote health monitoring system 594 1997
6,210,272 Multi-player interactive electronic game for health education 372 1997
 
MCGILL UNIVERSITY (2)
2003/0232,370 Glucose sensor and uses thereof 277 2003
2004/0108,226 Continuous glucose quantification device and method 148 2003
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (34)
4,837,049 Method of making an electrode array 375 1986
4,969,468 Electrode array for use in connection with a living body and method of manufacture 465 1989
4,931,795 Digital to analog signal converter 126 1989
4,991,582 Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies 258 1989
4,990,845 Floating current source 133 1989
5,193,539 Implantable microstimulator 623 1991
5,193,540 Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator 593 1991
5,324,316 Implantable microstimulator 463 1993
5,358,514 Implantable microdevice with self-attaching electrodes 502 1993
5,477,855 Shield for conductors of an implantable device 136 1993
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 945 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 269 1994
5,545,191 Method for optimally positioning and securing the external unit of a transcutaneous transducer of the skin of a living body 282 1994
5,522,865 Voltage/current control system for a human tissue stimulator 267 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 790 1995
5,640,764 Method of forming a tubular feed-through hermetic seal for an implantable medical device 136 1995
6,035,237 Implantable stimulator that prevents DC current flow without the use of discrete output coupling capacitors 157 1995
5,750,926 Hermetically sealed electrical feedthrough for use with implantable electronic devices 366 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 889 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 188 1996
5,843,140 Tubular feedthrough system for hermetically sealed devices 129 1997
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 379 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 495 1997
5,999,849 Low power rectifier circuit for implantable medical device 277 1997
5,957,958 Implantable electrode arrays 197 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 555 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 703 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 584 1997
6,043,437 Alumina insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices 270 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 585 1998
6,067,474 Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration 386 1998
6,387,048 Implantable sensor and integrity tests therefor 203 1999
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 328 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 223 2002
 
SYNTHEON, LLC (1)
6,066,083 Implantable brachytherapy device having at least partial deactivation capability 136 1998
 
ANIMAS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (63)
5,771,890 Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating polarity 359 1994
5,989,409 Method for glucose sensing 286 1995
5,735,273 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 314 1995
5,954,685 Electrochemical sensor with dual purpose electrode 224 1996
6,139,718 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 139 1997
6,299,578 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 430 1997
5,827,183 Method of measuring chemical concentration iontophoretically using impermeable mask 230 1997
6,023,629 Method of sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current 367 1997
6,141,573 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 155 1998
6,180,416 Method and device for predicting physiological values 405 1998
6,587,705 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 326 1999
6,144,869 Monitoring of physiological analytes 505 1999
6,233,471 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analysis 766 1999
6,272,364 Method and device for predicting physiological values 529 1999
6,393,318 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 169 1999
6,398,562 Device and methods for the application of mechanical force to a gel/sensor assembly 217 1999
6,326,160 Microprocessors for use in a device for predicting physiological values 460 1999
6,391,643 Kit and method for quality control testing of an iontophoretic sampling system 155 1999
6,298,254 Device for sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current 253 1999
6,561,978 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 622 2000
6,201,979 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 143 2000
6,615,078 Methods and devices for removing interfering species 168 2000
6,356,776 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 341 2000
6,284,126 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 124 2000
6,309,351 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 433 2000
6,546,269 Method and device for predicting physiological values 390 2001
6,370,410 Methods of producing an assembly for use in a monitoring device 119 2001
6,595,919 Device for signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 586 2001
6,341,232 Methods of producing collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 179 2001
2002/0004,640 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 174 2001
6,885,883 Methods for improving performance and reliability of biosensors 280 2001
6,687,522 Device for sample of substances using alternating polarity 201 2001
2002/0019,022 Method and device for predicting physiological values 447 2001
6,553,244 Analyte monitoring device alarm augmentation system 391 2001
6,633,772 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 547 2001
6,882,940 Methods and devices for prediction of hypoglycemic events 331 2001
2002/0026,111 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 285 2001
6,438,414 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 163 2001
2002/0053,637 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 144 2001
6,529,755 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 118 2001
6,594,514 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 250 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 427 2002
RE38775 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 114 2002
RE38681 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 117 2002
7,018,568 Highly catalytic screen-printing ink 239 2002
6,771,995 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 117 2002
6,736,777 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 293 2003
7,163,511 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 173 2003
7,295,867 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 443 2003
2003/0153,821 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 189 2003
2003/0235,817 Microprocessors, devices, and methods for use in analyte monitoring systems 415 2003
6,862,466 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 219 2003
6,850,790 Monitoring of physiological analytes 363 2003
6,902,905 Glucose measuring assembly with a hydrogel 225 2003
6,941,163 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 158 2003
7,150,975 Hydrogel composition for measuring glucose flux 226 2003
7,189,341 Electrochemical sensor ink compositions, electrodes, and uses thereof 120 2003
6,816,742 Biosensor and methods of use thereof 274 2004
7,024,236 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 307 2004
6,999,810 Biosensor and methods of use thereof 255 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 247 2004
7,228,163 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 211 2004
7,183,068 Methods of manufacturing glucose measuring assemblies with hydrogels 212 2005
 
YSI Incorporated (4)
4,356,074 Substrate specific galactose oxidase enzyme electrodes 265 1980
4,404,066 Method for quantitatively determining a particular substrate catalyzed by a multisubstrate enzyme 288 1982
5,217,595 Electrochemical gas sensor 254 1991
6,551,496 Microstructured bilateral sensor 268 2001
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (2)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 665 1998
7,052,483 Transcutaneous inserter for low-profile infusion sets 326 2001
 
ARROW INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CORP. (1)
4,417,588 Apparatus and method for initiating cardiac output computations 124 1982
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 377 1983
4,671,288 Electrochemical cell sensor for continuous short-term use in tissues and blood 786 1985
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 412 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 888 1986
4,781,798 Transparent multi-oxygen sensor array and method of using same 539 1987
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 617 1988
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 258 1992
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 305 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 319 2002
2005/0272,640 Method and apparatus for glucose control and insulin dosing for diabetics 179 2005
 
Meso Scale Technology, Inc. (1)
6,066,448 Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing 302 1996
 
Health Hero Network, Inc. (47)
5,307,263 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 927 1992
5,678,571 Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game 305 1994
5,569,212 Apparatus for electrically determining injection doses in syringes 283 1994
5,899,855 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 999 1995
5,730,654 Multi-player video game for health education 333 1995
5,628,309 Meter for electrically measuring and recording injection syringe doses 352 1996
5,704,922 Syringe having electrical contact points for metering doses 219 1996
5,879,163 On-line health education and feedback system using motivational driver profile coding and automated content fulfillment 586 1996
5,720,733 Apparatus for determining and recording injection doses in syringes using electrical capacitance measurements 252 1996
5,782,814 Apparatus for determining and recording injection doses in syringes using electrical inductance 272 1996
5,792,117 Apparatus for optically determining and electronically recording injection doses in syringes 271 1996
5,832,448 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 526 1996
6,144,837 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health-related information 412 1996
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 723 1996
5,956,501 Disease simulation system and method 578 1997
5,887,133 System and method for modifying documents sent over a communications network 472 1997
5,951,300 Online system and method for providing composite entertainment and health information 448 1997
5,828,943 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 439 1997
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 900 1997
5,897,493 Monitoring system for remotely querying individuals 660 1997
5,918,603 Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game 621 1997
5,997,476 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 723 1997
5,913,310 Method for diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional disorders using a microprocessor-based video game 551 1997
6,068,615 Inductance-based dose measurement in syringes 335 1997
6,110,148 Capacitance-based dose measurements in syringes 271 1997
6,151,586 Computerized reward system for encouraging participation in a health management program 536 1997
6,330,426 System and method for remote education using a memory card 312 1998
5,940,801 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 386 1998
5,960,403 Health management process control system 600 1998
6,246,992 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 522 1998
6,379,301 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 772 1998
6,270,455 Networked system for interactive communications and remote monitoring of drug delivery 472 1998
6,161,095 Treatment regimen compliance and efficacy with feedback 471 1998
6,248,065 Monitoring system for remotely querying individuals 408 1999
6,260,022 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 239 1999
2001/0011,224 MODULAR MICROPROCESSOR-BASED HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM 148 1999
6,167,362 Motivational tool for adherence to medical regimen 418 1999
6,168,563 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 772 1999
6,334,778 Remote psychological diagnosis and monitoring system 432 1999
6,196,970 Research data collection and analysis 211 1999
2001/0049,096 SAMPLE IDENTIFICATION WITH ANALYTE DETERMINATION 126 1999
6,186,145 Method for diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional conditions using a microprocessor-based virtual reality simulator 396 1999
6,113,578 Optical dose measurements in syringes 319 1999
6,233,539 Disease simulation system and method 424 1999
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2002/0019,748 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 311 2001
2002/0081,559 System and method for remote education using a memory card 217 2001
 
NEUFELD, GORDON R. (1)
4,569,589 Lung water computer system 140 1983
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (1)
5,624,537 Biosensor and interface membrane 454 1994
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,373,336 Epicyclic gear mechanism 23 1993
 
NORTH-STAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LTD., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,890,621 Continuous glucose monitoring and a system utilized therefor 432 1988
 
Sankyo Company, Limited (2)
4,871,440 Biosensor 456 1988
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5,058,592 Adjustable mountable doppler ultrasound transducer device 220 1990
 
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6,515,593 Communication system for an instrumented orthopedic restraining device and method therefor 198 2000
 
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5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 336 1994
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5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 240 1995
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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 120 1998
 
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6,402,691 In-home patient monitoring system 238 2000
 
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6,293,925 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 657 1998
 
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5,101,814 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 672 1989
5,190,041 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 496 1991
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6,206,856 Safety syringe 211 2000
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2001/0037,060 Web site for glucose monitoring 163 2001
 
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4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 971 1982
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2002/0103,425 self-contained monitoring device particularly useful for monitoring physiological conditions 162 2001
2002/0109,600 Body supported activity and condition monitor 333 2001
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2003/0226,695 Weight control method using physical activity based parameters 172 2002
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7,248,929 Implantable devices using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries 91 2003
 
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5,264,103 Biosensor and a method for measuring a concentration of a substrate in a sample 603 1992
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5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 695 1991
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5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 755 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 553 1994
 
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5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 675 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 478 1990
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4,461,691 Organic conductive films for semiconductor electrodes 265 1983
4,476,003 Chemical anchoring of organic conducting polymers to semiconducting surfaces 115 1983
4,749,985 Functional relationship-based alarm processing 271 1987
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 428 1989
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5,324,303 Combined lancet and multi-function cap and lancet injector for use therewith 354 1993
 
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5,243,983 Non-invasive blood glucose measurement system and method using stimulated Raman spectroscopy 287 1990
 
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5,068,536 Method for providing custom calibration for near infrared instruments for measurement of blood glucose 566 1991
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5,565,085 Method for quantifying specific compound 278 1995
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5,262,305 Interferant eliminating biosensors 653 1991
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6,103,033 Process for producing an electrochemical biosensor 955 1998
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6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 647 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 454 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 595 2003
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6,071,294 Lancet cartridge for sampling blood 397 1997
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2002/0040,208 Data collection assembly for patient infusion system 518 2001
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 540 2001
6,768,425 Medical apparatus remote control and method 461 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 538 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 550 2002
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6,645,142 Glucose monitoring instrument having network connectivity 284 2000
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2003/0108,976 Method and apparatus for improving clinical accuracy of analyte measurements 164 2002
2003/0175,806 Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of alternative site analyte concentration measurements 152 2002
 
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4,984,929 Fitting for fastening the rail member of a drawer 183 1989
 
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4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 485 1987
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5,135,003 Automatic sphygmomanometer 229 1990
5,133,856 Ion sensor 244 1990
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 391 1999
 
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5,372,133 Implantable biomedical sensor device, suitable in particular for measuring the concentration of glucose 565 1993
 
FILLION, TOM (1)
5,452,173 Diagnostic circuit protection device 79 1992
 
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5,174,291 Process for using a measuring cell assembly for glucose determination 323 1990
 
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6,057,377 Molecular receptors in metal oxide sol-gel materials prepared via molecular imprinting 149 1998
 
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6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 978 1998
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4,526,948 Fluorinated vinyl ethers, copolymers thereof, and precursors thereto 85 1983
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U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (2)
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SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,320,098 Optical transdermal link 227 1992
 
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (1)
5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 837 1991
 
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5,505,709 Mated infusion pump and syringe 320 1994
 
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6,232,370 Ink jet recording ink 145 1997
6,485,138 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 160 1999
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PHARMACONTROL CORPORATION (1)
4,750,496 Method and apparatus for measuring blood glucose concentration 367 1987
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (4)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 922 1994
5,527,307 Implantable medication infusion pump with discharge side port 230 1994
5,370,622 Proctective case for a medication infusion pump 298 1994
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5,708,247 Disposable glucose test strips, and methods and compositions for making same 584 1996
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2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
 
Radelkis Elektrokemiai Muszergyarto Szovetkezet (1)
4,375,399 Molecule selective sensor for industrial use and procedure for its preparation 234 1980
 
UNIDEX, INC. (1)
4,994,068 Combination sterile pad support and lancet containing lancet disposal element 234 1989
 
Konjac Technologies, LLC (1)
6,537,318 Use of glucomannan hydrocolloid as filler material in prostheses 186 1998
 
Medical Microsystems, Inc. (1)
4,674,652 Controlled dispensing device 324 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 367 1995
* 6,540,672 Medical system and a method of controlling the system for use by a patient for medical self treatment 306 1999
2003/0032,868 Method and system for controlling data information between two portable apparatuses 160 2002
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 497 2003
 
Inverness Medical Limited (1)
2004/0096,959 Analyte measurement 224 2003
 
SARNOFF (2)
6,923,764 Analyte monitor 368 2003
2004/0202,576 Analyte monitor 291 2003
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (5)
5,343,869 Method and system for monitoring vital signs 390 1993
5,549,115 Method and apparatus for gathering event data using a removable data storage medium and clock 145 1994
6,336,900 Home hub for reporting patient health parameters 511 1999
6,968,294 Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker 302 2001
6,723,046 At-home health data management method and apparatus 249 2002
 
RIKEN (1)
6,773,565 NOx sensor 177 2001
 
CYTYC CORPORATION (1)
6,309,384 Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion 218 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
6,001,471 Removable adhesive tape with controlled sequential release 261 1997
6,569,521 Stretch releasing pressure sensitive adhesive tape and articles 226 2000
 
NOVOZYMES A/S (1)
5,741,688 Alkaline glucose oxidase obtained from cladosporium oxysporum 184 1995
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
6,879,849 In-built antenna for mobile communication device 82 2002
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (2)
4,718,893 Pressure regulated implantable infusion pump 156 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 270 1989
 
MINI/MED INC., A DELAWARE CORP. D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,482,473 Flex circuit connector 450 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 328 2004
 
CP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2003/0225,437 Device for retaining material 194 2003
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 202 2000
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (1)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 179 1987
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (1)
5,800,387 Safety monitoring apparatus for a patient care system 167 1996
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
2003/0032,077 Recording medium and blood glucose monitoring system using the recording medium 217 2002
 
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (1)
6,699,383 Method for determining a NOx concentration 165 2002
 
SKRABAL, FALCO (1)
5,097,834 Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms 320 1989
 
Active Protective Technologies, Inc. (10)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 16 2004
 
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (1)
5,611,900 Microbiosensor used in-situ 352 1995
 
BOEHRINGER MANNHEIM GMBH (9)
5,096,836 Diagnostic test carrier 219 1990
5,310,885 Process for immobilizing a protein containing substance on a solid phase 193 1992
5,282,950 Electrochemical analysis system 408 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 454 1993
5,554,166 Blood lancet device for withdrawing blood for diagnostic purposes 399 1994
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 933 1995
5,834,224 Electrochemical sensor containing an enzyme linked to binding molecules bound to a noble metal surface 224 1995
5,710,630 Method and apparatus for determining glucose concentration in a biological sample 301 1995
5,825,488 Method and apparatus for determining analytical data concerning the inside of a scattering matrix 179 1996
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (1)
5,095,904 Multi-peak speech procession 299 1990
 
SIMBEX LLC (1)
6,270,445 In-bed exercise machine and method of use 112 2000
 
Medex, Inc. (1)
5,088,981 Safety enhanced device and method for effecting application of a therapeutic agent 321 1987
 
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. (1)
5,670,031 Electrochemical sensor 319 1995
 
KOREA KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,994,476 Process for the preparation of a block copolymer composition 120 1998
 
VIPROTECH MARKETING, INC. (1)
5,284,748 Method for electrical detection of a binding reaction 144 1992
 
PACESETTER INFUSION, LTD., MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES, A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
5,176,644 Medication infusion pump with improved liquid-vapor pressure reservoir 188 1990
 
HEALTH & LIFE CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0254,429 Data storage device for integrating data of several medical measuring instruments 142 2003
 
Europhor SA (1)
5,106,365 Microdialysis probe 276 1990
 
BIOFIELD CORP. (1)
5,560,357 D.C. epidermal biopotential sensing electrode assembly and apparatus for use therewith 225 1995
 
Robert Bosch Heathcare Systems, Inc. (1)
6,968,375 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 378 2000
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (2)
5,862,803 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 413 1996
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 704 1997
 
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN (1)
2005/0171,503 Automatic infusion system based on an adaptive patient model 168 2005
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (3)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 325 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 443 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 488 1993
 
Pacesetter Infusion, Ltd. (2)
4,561,443 Coherent inductive communications link for biomedical applications 242 1983
5,328,460 Implantable medication infusion pump including self-contained acoustic fault detection apparatus 224 1993
 
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC. (1)
5,931,814 Dermally affixed injection device 423 1997
 
Luxtron Corporation (1)
4,986,671 Three-parameter optical fiber sensor and system 353 1989
 
Pacesetter, Inc. (17)
4,543,955 System for controlling body implantable action device 409 1983
4,681,111 Analog and digital telemetry system for an implantable device 241 1985
4,815,469 Implantable blood oxygen sensor and method of use 397 1988
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 649 1989
5,209,229 Apparatus and method employing plural electrode configurations for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in an arrhythmia control system 445 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 333 1992
5,431,691 Method and system for recording and displaying a sequential series of pacing events 316 1992
5,350,407 Implantable stimulator having quiescent and active modes of operation 135 1992
5,456,692 System and method for noninvasively altering the function of an implanted pacemaker 331 1993
5,562,713 Bidirectional telemetry apparatus and method for implantable device 280 1995
5,653,735 Implantable cardiac stimulation device having an improved backup mode of operation and method thereof 130 1995
5,749,907 System and method for identifying and displaying medical data which violate programmable alarm conditions 469 1997
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 336 1998
6,409,674 Implantable sensor with wireless communication 443 1998
6,324,428 Implantable medical device having an improved electronic assembly for increasing packaging density and enhancing component protection 109 1999
6,424,867 Secure telemetry system and method for an implantable cardiac stimulation device 220 1999
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 529 2000
 
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (2)
5,854,189 Process for the production of break-resistant, storable multifunctional detergent tablets 116 1996
5,898,025 Mildly alkaline dishwashing detergents 117 1997
 
New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. (1)
5,192,416 Method and apparatus for batch injection analysis 236 1991
 
IMETRIKUS, INC. DBA NUMERA (1)
6,266,645 Risk adjustment tools for analyzing patient electronic discharge records 204 1998
 
PACESETTER AB (2)
4,779,618 Device and method for the physiological frequency control of a heart pacemaker equipped with a stimulating electrode 255 1985
5,662,694 Magnetic field detector 109 1995
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (1)
5,976,085 In situ calibration system for sensors located in a physiologic line 382 1997
 
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
6,153,062 Magnetoresistive sensor and head 164 1998
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (1)
5,451,260 Method and apparatus for CVD using liquid delivery system with an ultrasonic nozzle 192 1994
 
ARBMETRICS LLC (2)
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 308 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 280 2002
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 390 1988
5,846,744 Sensors based on polymer transformation 248 1996
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (3)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 532 2003
7,133,710 Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy 273 2003
7,183,102 Apparatus using reference measurement for calibration 236 2005
 
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (2)
4,407,959 Blood sugar analyzing apparatus 250 1981
4,483,924 System for controlling a printer in a blood sugar analyzer 199 1981
 
New Oji Paper Co., Ltd. (1)
5,037,527 Reference electrode and a measuring apparatus using the same 191 1988
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (3)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 370 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 327 1995
5,854,078 Polymerized crystalline colloidal array sensor methods 155 1997
 
SHIMADZU CORPORATION (1)
4,820,399 Enzyme electrodes 445 1985
 
CRANFIELD BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (1)
5,525,511 Electrochemical biosensor stability 320 1993
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (9)
4,679,562 Glucose sensor 311 1986
6,026,320 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 317 1998
6,301,499 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 174 1999
6,529,772 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 178 2001
7,043,305 Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance 182 2002
7,072,718 Antenna systems for implantable medical device telemetry 111 2002
6,978,182 Advanced patient management system including interrogator/transceiver unit 209 2002
6,766,201 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 142 2003
6,954,673 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 127 2004
 
University Patents, Inc. (1)
4,440,175 Membrane electrode for non-ionic species 269 1981
 
CMeD, Inc. (1)
5,623,925 Virtual medical instrument for performing medical diagnostic testing on patients 164 1995
 
INTEL CORPORATION (1)
5,872,820 Synchronization in TDMA systems in a non-realtime fashion 105 1996
 
LXN CORPORATION (2)
5,695,949 Combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 265 1995
6,027,692 Apparatus for combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 190 1996
 
BECKMAN COULTER, INC. (1)
6,366,793 Minimally invasive methods for measuring analtes in vivo 151 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 344 1989
 
POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (1)
5,089,112 Electrochemical biosensor based on immobilized enzymes and redox polymers 508 1990
 
WILLIAM REBER, L.L.C. (2)
5,950,632 Medical communication apparatus, system, and method 280 1997
5,961,451 Noninvasive apparatus having a retaining member to retain a removable biosensor 595 1997
 
DSP Diabetes Sentry Products, Inc. (1)
7,052,472 Systems and methods for detecting symptoms of hypoglycemia 139 2003
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (12)
4,721,601 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 282 1984
4,717,673 Microelectrochemical devices 251 1985
4,936,956 Microelectrochemical devices based on inorganic redox active material and method for sensing 208 1987
4,874,499 Electrochemical microsensors and method of making such sensors 297 1988
5,034,192 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 246 1989
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 378 1991
6,002,961 Transdermal protein delivery using low-frequency sonophoresis 185 1995
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 450 1995
6,018,678 Transdermal protein delivery or measurement using low-frequency sonophoresis 171 1995
5,947,921 Chemical and physical enhancers and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 207 1995
6,007,845 Nanoparticles and microparticles of non-linear hydrophilic-hydrophobic multiblock copolymers 283 1996
6,041,253 Effect of electric field and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 359 1996
 
PRP VIDEO CONSULTING L.L.C (1)
6,918,769 Video game for assisting healing of the human body 22 2002
 
NEC CORPORATION (9)
5,082,786 Glucose sensor with gel-immobilized glucose oxidase and gluconolactonase 248 1988
5,215,887 Glucose sensor measurement 140 1991
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 422 1993
5,445,920 Fabrication process of biosensor 253 1994
5,795,774 Biosensor 397 1997
6,280,587 Enzyme electrode and a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 148 1999
6,464,848 Reference electrode, a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 144 1999
6,773,563 Electrochemical sensor having a reference electrode 144 2001
6,780,297 Apparatus for measuring biochemical components 144 2001
 
KLOEPFER, DR. HANS (1)
6,840,912 Consolidated body fluid testing device and method 299 2002
 
TYSON BIORESEARCH, INC. (1)
6,793,802 Biosensors having improved sample application and measuring properties and uses thereof 261 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 189 2000
 
INTEGRIS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (2)
4,352,960 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 335 1980
RE32947 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 249 1988
 
ROCHE OPERATIONS LTD. (1)
5,366,609 Biosensing meter with pluggable memory key 485 1993
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION (3)
5,288,636 Enzyme electrode system 537 1990
5,508,171 Assay method with enzyme electrode system 498 1994
6,214,185 Sensor with PVC cover membrane 230 1998
 
GRAPHIC CONTROLS CORPORATION (1)
5,400,782 Integral medical electrode including a fusible conductive substrate 140 1992
 
INTUITY MEDICAL, INC. (1)
6,540,675 Analyte monitor 378 2000
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
4,633,881 Ambulatory ventricular function monitor 144 1982
6,505,059 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 405 1999
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 388 2002
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (1)
5,034,112 Device for measuring concentration of nitrogen oxide in combustion gas 279 1989
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (6)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 347 1995
6,091,976 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 261 1998
6,584,335 Analytical device for in vivo analysis in the body of a patient 216 2000
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 359 2000
6,434,409 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 128 2000
6,852,500 Method for determining the concentration of glucose in a body fluid with glucose-containing perfusate 206 2000
 
Cardiocom, LLC (1)
6,454,705 Medical wellness parameters management system, apparatus and method 179 1999
 
LYNNTECH, INC. (1)
2006/0058,602 Interstitial fluid analyzer 183 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 229 1993
 
AMIRA MEDICAL (1)
6,134,504 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 153 1998
 
Hospira, Inc. (4)
4,925,268 Fiber-optic physiological probes 316 1988
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 292 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 248 1993
5,643,212 Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy 306 1994
 
STATE OF MAINE - DECD (1)
6,232,783 Method for monitoring an aqueous flow using selective film 144 1999
 
LAWRENCE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,796,634 Methods and apparatus for monitoring cardiac output 243 1985
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (3)
5,120,421 Electrochemical sensor/detector system and method 365 1990
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 434 1998
6,480,730 Chemical sensor system 179 2000
 
Cyngnus, Inc. (1)
6,653,091 Method and device for predicting physiological values 272 2001
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (4)
7,005,857 Device for measuring blood coagulation and method thereof 255 2001
2006/0001,538 Methods of monitoring the concentration of an analyte 275 2004
2006/0001,551 Analyte monitoring system with wireless alarm 210 2004
2006/0036,187 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 152 2004
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 351 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 330 1987
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (18)
5,049,487 Automated initiation of timing of reflectance readings 476 1988
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 664 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 324 1993
5,526,120 Test strip with an asymmetrical end insuring correct insertion for measuring 405 1994
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 271 1996
6,193,873 Sample detection to initiate timing of an electrochemical assay 346 1999
6,383,767 Luminescent in vivo glucose measurement 125 2000
7,113,821 Tissue electroperforation for enhanced drug delivery 277 2000
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 233 2001
6,694,158 System using a portable detection device for detection of an analyte through body tissue 151 2001
6,549,796 Monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 370 2001
6,856,928 Method for automated exception-based quality control compliance for point-of-care devices 205 2002
2003/0212,379 Systems and methods for remotely controlling medication infusion and analyte monitoring 476 2003
6,738,654 Methods for automatically monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 240 2003
2004/0253,736 Analytical device with prediction module and related methods 140 2003
2004/0249,254 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 247 2004
2005/0267,780 Methods and systems of automating medical device data management 152 2005
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 220 2006
 
UNIVERSITY, THOMAS JEFFERSON, A PA CORP. (1)
6,122,536 Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels 716 1998
 
COULTER INTERNATIONAL CORP. (1)
5,607,565 Apparatus for measuring analytes in a fluid sample 155 1995
 
VIVOMEDICAL, INC. (1)
2006/0004,271 Devices, methods, and kits for non-invasive glucose measurement 263 2005
 
SHERWOOD SERVICES AG (1)
4,653,513 Blood sampler 457 1985
 
BIOSPECIFIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
4,534,356 Solid state transcutaneous blood gas sensors 342 1982
 
PHYTOTECH, INC. (1)
5,876,484 Method for removing soluble metals from an aqueous phase 141 1995
 
TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC (2)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 549 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 331 1997
 
MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY (1)
6,802,957 Self-referencing enzyme-based microsensor and method of use 352 2001
 
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (1)
4,353,888 Encapsulation of live animal cells 355 1980
 
ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE (1)
6,780,871 Methods and compositions for treating addiction disorders 119 2002
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,262,035 Enzyme electrodes 624 1989
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 234 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 798 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 922 1994
6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 717 1996
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 821 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 744 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 789 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 433 1980
 
PFIZER INC. (1)
5,431,921 Dispensing device containing a hydrophobic medium 347 1993
 
SPACELABS HEALTHCARE LLC (1)
5,701,894 Modular physiological computer-recorder 289 1995
 
MAP Medizintechnik fur Arzt und Patient GmbH & Co. KG (1)
5,275,159 Method and apparatus for diagnosis of sleep disorders 568 1992
 
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (1)
6,496,728 Methods for extracting substances using alternating current 115 2001
 
NSK-Warner K.K. (1)
6,125,978 One-way clutch 120 1998
 
GREATBATCH LTD. (1)
6,013,113 Slotted insulator for unsealed electrode edges in electrochemical cells 217 1998
 
National Research Development Corporation (2)
4,318,784 Enzymatic processes 202 1980
4,655,885 Surface-modified electrode and its use in a bioelectrochemical process 246 1986
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS (1)
5,340,722 Method for the determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate and a sensor for carrying out the method 261 1993
 
ALLIED CORPORATION (1)
4,524,114 Bifunctional air electrode 247 1983
 
STANLEY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
5,139,023 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood glucose monitoring 251 1989
 
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA (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 276 2005
 
TALL OAK VENTURES (1)
6,153,069 Apparatus for amperometric Diagnostic analysis 383 1995
 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (1)
5,596,150 Capacitance probe for fluid flow and volume measurements 238 1995
 
ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG (2)
6,693,069 Disinfecting compositions and processes for disinfecting surfaces 114 2002
6,683,040 Peracids with good adhesion to surfaces 116 2002
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 159 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 307 1999
 
Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (1)
5,686,717 Bar code symbol reading system with multi-port digital signal decoder 136 1996
 
R.E. STIFTUNG (1)
4,684,537 Process for the sensitization of an oxidation/reduction photocatalyst, and photocatalyst thus obtained 263 1985
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (15)
4,954,129 Hydrodynamic clot flushing 250 1988
5,153,827 An infusion management and pumping system having an alarm handling system 352 1989
5,520,787 Diagnostic flow cell device 276 1995
5,820,551 Strip electrode with screen printing 472 1995
6,032,059 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 345 1997
6,014,577 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 298 1997
6,027,459 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 481 1997
6,071,249 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 400 1997
6,071,251 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 426 1997
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 558 1997
6,206,841 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 432 2000
6,537,243 Device and method for obtaining interstitial fluid from a patient for diagnostic tests 162 2000
6,526,298 Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue 316 2000
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 254 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 341 2002
 
WACKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION (1)
6,365,670 Organopolysiloxane gels for use in cosmetics 195 2000
 
ALTEA DEVELOPMENT CORP. (1)
6,918,874 Attribute compensation for analyte detection and/or continuous monitoring 209 1999
 
Abbott Point of Care Inc. (1)
5,514,253 Method of measuring gas concentrations and microfabricated sensing device for practicing same 239 1994
 
METROHM AG (1)
5,686,829 Voltammetric method and apparatus 305 1995
 
THE STAYWELL COMPANY, LLC (1)
5,827,180 Method and apparatus for a personal health network 277 1997
 
ABBOTT MEDICAL OPTICS INC. (1)
5,397,848 Enhancing the hydrophilicity of silicone polymers 233 1993
 
METRIKA LABORATORIES, INC. (5)
5,580,794 Disposable electronic assay device 355 1995
5,981,294 Device for blood separation in a diagnostic device 136 1995
5,968,839 Method and device producing a predetermined distribution of detectable change in assays 158 1996
5,837,546 Electronic assay device and method 343 1996
5,945,345 Device for preventing assay interference using silver or lead to remove the interferant 142 1996
 
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. (56)
6,071,391 Enzyme electrode structure 526 1997
6,251,260 Potentiometric sensors for analytic determination 386 1998
6,281,006 Electrochemical affinity assay 354 1998
6,294,281 Biological fuel cell and method 283 1998
6,338,790 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 581 1999
D424696 Glucose sensor 209 1999
D426638 Glucose sensor buttons 172 1999
6,299,757 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 550 1999
6,461,496 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 752 1999
6,616,819 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods 556 1999
6,551,494 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 529 2000
6,618,934 Method of manufacturing small volume in vitro analyte sensor 725 2000
6,654,625 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 662 2000
6,591,125 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 806 2000
6,579,690 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 801 2000
6,329,161 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 855 2000
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6,607,658 Integrated lancing and measurement device and analyte measuring methods 479 2000
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6,689,265 Electrochemical analyte sensors using thermostable soybean peroxidase 319 2001
7,041,468 Blood glucose tracking apparatus and methods 412 2002
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2004/0040,840 Transition metal complexes with bidentate ligand having an imidazole ring 304 2003
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6,990,366 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 408 2003
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