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, CA663

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Bacho, Henrik San Francisco, CA 40 1056
Colman, Fredric C - 331 19870
Drucker, Steven Bellevue, WA 110 1690
Jiang, Feng Union City, CA 73 1220
Liamos, Charles T Pleasanton, CA 61 3092
Lipman, Kelley Fremont, CA 38 872
Lortz, Mark Pleasanton, CA 38 872

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6,219,574 Device and method for enchancing transdermal sampling 469 1997
6,091,975 Minimally invasive detecting device 583 1998
 
OMRON CORPORATION (1)
5,711,862 Portable biochemical measurement device using an enzyme sensor 195 1996
 
Sensors for Medicine and Science, Inc. (6)
6,304,766 Optical-based sensing devices, especially for in-situ sensing in humans 176 1998
6,330,464 Optical-based sensing devices 409 1999
6,794,195 Detection of analytes in aqueous environments 144 2001
6,711,423 Optical-based sensing devices 169 2001
6,800,451 Detection of glucose in solutions also containing an alpha-hydroxy acid or a beta-diketone 114 2002
6,940,590 High performance fluorescent optical sensor 99 2002
 
INAMED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION (1)
5,658,330 Molded silicone foam implant and method for making 182 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 211 1996
 
POWDERJECT RESEARCH LIMITED (3)
6,207,400 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 108 1999
6,482,604 Non-or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 113 2001
6,602,678 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods 224 2001
 
Thomson-CSF (1)
4,420,564 Blood sugar analyzer having fixed enzyme membrane sensor 335 1981
 
Omron Tateisi Electronics Co. (1)
4,894,137 Enzyme electrode 238 1987
 
SOLARCARE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,278,079 Sealing device and method for inhibition of flow in capillary measuring devices 184 1992
 
DEXCOM, INC. (80)
4,757,022 Biological fluid measuring device 725 1987
4,994,167 Biological fluid measuring device 469 1988
6,001,067 Device and method for determining analyte levels 641 1997
6,741,877 Device and method for determining analyte levels 507 2000
6,558,321 Systems and methods for remote monitoring and modulation of medical devices 547 2000
6,702,857 Membrane for use with implantable devices 501 2001
6,862,465 Device and method for determining analyte levels 424 2001
2003/0032,874 Sensor head for use with implantable devices 479 2001
7,226,978 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 370 2002
6,931,327 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 559 2003
7,276,029 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 509 2003
2005/0027,180 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 390 2003
2005/0027,463 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data 370 2003
7,134,999 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 543 2003
7,192,450 Porous membranes for use with implantable devices 455 2003
2005/0043,598 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 471 2003
7,110,803 Device and method for determining analyte levels 399 2003
2004/0186,362 Membrane for use with implantable devices 433 2004
2005/0242,479 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 294 2004
2005/0245,795 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 463 2004
2005/0245,799 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 471 2004
2005/0031,689 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 457 2004
2005/0033,132 Analyte measuring device 360 2004
2006/0015,020 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURE OF AN ANALYTE-MEASURING DEVICE INCLUDING A MEMBRANE SYSTEM 464 2004
7,074,307 Electrode systems for electrochemical sensors 539 2004
7,108,778 Electrochemical sensors including electrode systems with increased oxygen generation 470 2004
2005/0051,427 Rolled electrode array and its method for manufacture 274 2004
2005/0056,552 Increasing bias for oxygen production in an electrode system 270 2004
2005/0176,136 AFINITY DOMAIN FOR ANALYTE SENSOR 342 2004
2005/0154,271 INTEGRATED RECEIVER FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 343 2004
2005/0143,635 Calibration techniques for a continuous analyte sensor 450 2004
7,081,195 Systems and methods for improving electrochemical analyte sensors 327 2004
2005/0203,360 SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 432 2004
2005/0177,036 Device and method for determining analyte levels 199 2004
2005/0181,012 Composite material for implantable device 188 2005
2005/0187,720 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 387 2005
7,136,689 Device and method for determining analyte levels 323 2005
7,310,544 Methods and systems for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor 394 2005
2006/0015,024 Transcutaneous medical device with variable stiffness 405 2005
2006/0019,327 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 412 2005
2006/0020,186 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 438 2005
2006/0020,187 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 398 2005
2006/0020,188 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 414 2005
2006/0020,190 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 415 2005
2006/0020,191 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 414 2005
2006/0020,192 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 412 2005
2006/0036,139 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 414 2005
2006/0036,140 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 412 2005
2006/0036,141 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 458 2005
2006/0036,142 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 415 2005
2006/0036,143 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 419 2005
2006/0016,700 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 433 2005
2006/0036,144 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 429 2005
2006/0036,145 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 398 2005
2006/0068,208 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 103 2005
2006/0086,624 Techniques to improve polyurethane membranes for implantable glucose sensors 192 2005
2006/0195,029 Low oxygen in vivo analyte sensor 197 2006
2006/0155,180 Analyte sensor 235 2006
2007/0197,889 Analyte sensor 158 2006
2006/0258,929 System and methods for processing analyte sensor data for sensor calibration 304 2006
2006/0258,761 Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors 150 2006
2006/0189,856 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 160 2006
2006/0200,019 Oxygen enhancing membrane systems for implantable devices 102 2006
2006/0200,020 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 116 2006
2006/0200,022 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 107 2006
2006/0211,921 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 104 2006
2006/0224,108 Optimized sensor geometry for an implantable glucose sensor 106 2006
2006/0235,285 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 113 2006
2006/0198,864 Biointerface membranes incorporating bioactive agents 106 2006
2006/0270,922 Analyte sensor 144 2006
2006/0270,923 Analyte sensor 125 2006
2007/0045,902 Analyte sensor 155 2006
2007/0032,706 Systems and methods for replacing signal artifacts in a glucose sensor data stream 264 2006
2007/0016,381 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 354 2006
2007/0066,873 Systems and methods for processing analyte sensor data 290 2006
2007/0032,718 Device and method for determining analyte levels 127 2006
2007/0197,890 ANALYTE SENSOR 121 2007
2007/0163,880 ANALYTE SENSOR 290 2007
2007/0203,966 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 430 2007
2007/0235,331 ANALYTE SENSORS HAVING A SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO SUBSTANTIALLY UNAFFECTED BY NON-CONSTANT NOISE 372 2007
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (46)
4,958,632 Adaptable, digital computer controlled cardiac pacemaker 338 1980
RE32361 Implantable telemetry transmission system for analog and digital data 238 1982
4,506,680 Drug dispensing body implantable lead 477 1983
4,711,251 Body implantable lead 348 1983
4,577,642 Drug dispensing body implantable lead employing molecular sieves and methods of fabrication 348 1985
5,342,409 Position-responsive neuro stimulator 381 1991
5,261,401 Ambulatory cardiac diagnostic units having means for inhibiting pacemaker response 213 1991
5,314,450 Dual channel telemetry for implanted medical device 155 1992
5,354,319 Telemetry system for an implantable medical device 248 1993
5,331,966 Subcutaneous multi-electrode sensing system, method and pacer 800 1993
5,741,211 System and method for continuous monitoring of diabetes-related blood constituents 354 1995
5,836,989 Method and apparatus for controlling an implanted medical device in a time-dependent manner 312 1996
6,115,634 Implantable medical device and method of manufacture 205 1997
6,093,167 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 189 1997
5,861,019 Implantable medical device microstrip telemetry antenna 394 1997
5,871,514 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 262 1997
5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 452 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 582 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 257 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 297 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 309 1998
6,154,675 Resetting ERI/POR/PIR/indicators in implantable medical devices 126 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 250 1998
6,329,929 Telemetry system with phase-locking noise suppressing receiver 245 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 284 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 339 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 170 1999
6,200,265 Peripheral memory patch and access method for use with an implantable medical device 445 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 304 1999
6,442,433 Apparatus and method for remote troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of implantable device systems 302 1999
6,363,282 Apparatus and method to automatic remote software updates of medical device systems 228 1999
6,644,321 Tactile feedback for indicating validity of communication link with an implantable medical device 77 1999
7,039,810 Method and apparatus to secure data transfer from medical device systems 132 1999
6,418,346 Apparatus and method for remote therapy and diagnosis in medical devices via interface systems 276 1999
6,471,645 Communications system for an implantable device and a drug dispenser 192 1999
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 199 2000
2001/0039,504 Individualized, integrated and informative internet portal for holistic management of patients with implantable devices 136 2001
6,731,976 Device and method to measure and communicate body parameters 364 2001
7,016,721 Medical device ECG marker for use in compressed data stream 73 2001
6,799,149 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 147 2001
6,922,584 Method and apparatus for discrimination atrial fibrillation using ventricular rate detection 71 2001
7,082,334 System and method for transmission of medical and like data from a patient to a dedicated internet website 132 2001
6,813,516 Method and arrangement for using atrial pacing to prevent early recurrence of atrial fibrillation 91 2002
7,203,549 Medical device programmer with internal antenna and display 115 2003
7,072,802 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 89 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 356 2006
 
GUIDANCE INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (2)
6,494,830 Handheld controller for monitoring/using medical parameters 312 2001
6,699,188 Interactive reward devices and methods 165 2002
 
HYPOGUARD LIMITED (1)
4,832,797 Enzyme electrode and membrane 216 1986
 
FRAMTIDARTAEKNI EHF (1)
2004/0162,035 On line health monitoring 14 2004
 
UNITED SOLAR SYSTEMS CORP. (1)
5,977,476 High efficiency photovoltaic device 172 1996
 
WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER, THE (1)
5,074,977 Digital biosensors and method of using same 122 1990
 
KIDDE, INC. (1)
4,726,378 Adjustable magnetic supercutaneous device and transcutaneous coupling apparatus 210 1986
 
POLAR ELECTRO OY (1)
5,491,474 Telemetric transmitter unit 232 1994
 
MOLECULAR DEVICES CORPORATION (4)
4,911,794 Measuring with zero volume cell 358 1987
4,942,127 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 173 1988
5,501,956 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 162 1994
5,567,302 Electrochemical system for rapid detection of biochemical agents that catalyze a redox potential change 271 1995
 
MANAN ACQUISITION CORP., (A DELAWARE CORP.) (1)
5,284,156 Automatic tissue sampling apparatus 177 1991
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,388,166 Electrochemical measuring apparatus provided with an enzyme electrode 255 1982
 
Miles Laboratories, Inc. (5)
4,415,666 Enzyme electrode membrane 250 1981
4,418,148 Multilayer enzyme electrode membrane 304 1981
4,390,621 Method and device for detecting glucose concentration 197 1982
4,427,770 High glucose-determining analytical element 209 1982
4,560,534 Polymer catalyst transducers 218 1983
 
DOLPHIN MEDICAL, INC. (1)
5,429,129 Apparatus for determining spectral absorption by a specific substance in a fluid 236 1993
 
DECOM, INC. (1)
2005/0090,607 Silicone composition for biocompatible membrane 461 2003
 
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE (1)
7,115,884 Self-encoding fiber optic sensor 171 1997
 
CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION (1)
4,753,652 Biomaterial implants which resist calcification 243 1986
 
STUART J. RADLOFF, OPERATING TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY (1)
2002/0188,466 Secure digital medical intellectual property (IP) distribution, market applications, and mobile devices 21 2001
 
Honeywell Inc. (1)
4,522,690 Electrochemical sensing of carbon monoxide 217 1983
 
LIFEWATCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,931,791 Medical patient vital signs-monitoring apparatus 268 1997
 
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (1)
5,580,527 Polymeric luminophores for sensing of oxygen 185 1994
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (5)
4,467,811 Method of polarographic analysis of lactic acid and lactate 129 1982
4,458,686 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 234 1983
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 453 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 196 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 434 1987
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,571,395 Breath alcohol analyzer using a biosensor 202 1994
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (21)
4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 377 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 297 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 265 1992
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 168 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 210 1994
5,782,912 Close vascularization implant material 191 1994
5,593,440 Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 190 1994
5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 278 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 247 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 173 1995
5,733,336 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 188 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 216 1995
5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 208 1995
5,741,330 Close vascularization implant material 221 1995
5,800,529 Close vascularization implant material 218 1995
5,964,804 Close vascularization implant material 146 1995
5,895,371 Medical treatment apparatus and method 220 1996
5,885,245 Medical apparatus with remote virtual input device 218 1997
6,256,643 Systems and methods for storing, retrieving, and manipulating data in medical processing devices 118 1998
6,398,727 Method and apparatus for providing patient care 245 1998
6,689,091 Medical apparatus with remote control 161 2002
 
INAX CORPORATION (1)
5,073,500 Method and apparatus for detecting urinary constituents 130 1988
 
SENSALYSE HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
6,200,772 Modified polyurethane membrane sensors and analytical methods 147 2000
 
Medscan B.V. (1)
4,648,408 Blood sampling unit 283 1985
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (10)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 172 1982
4,392,933 Electrochemical measuring apparatus comprising enzyme electrode 251 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 269 1985
4,897,173 Biosensor and method for making the same 445 1987
5,171,689 Solid state bio-sensor 241 1989
5,120,420 Biosensor and a process for preparation thereof 640 1989
5,229,282 Preparation of biosensor having a layer containing an enzyme, electron acceptor and hydrophilic polymer on an electrode system 376 1990
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 682 1991
5,185,256 Method for making a biosensor 300 1991
5,192,415 Biosensor utilizing enzyme and a method for producing the same 408 1992
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (5)
4,573,994 Refillable medication infusion apparatus 417 1981
4,856,340 Pressure diaphragm for a medication infusion system 119 1987
5,399,823 Membrane dome switch with tactile feel regulator shim 168 1993
5,505,713 Indwelling catheter with stable enzyme coating 133 1994
5,476,460 Implantable infusion port with reduced internal volume 181 1994
 
MINIMED INC. (22)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 456 1995
5,777,060 Silicon-containing biocompatible membranes 229 1996
5,786,439 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 213 1996
5,807,315 Methods and devices for the delivery of monomeric proteins 114 1996
6,462,162 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 241 1998
6,280,416 Constant flow medication infusion pump 146 1999
6,283,943 Negative pressure pump 131 1999
6,252,032 UV absorbing polymer 106 1999
6,319,540 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 149 1999
6,750,311 Detection of biological molecules using boronate-based chemical amplification and optical sensors 106 1999
6,340,421 Microelectrogravimetric method for plating a biosensor 109 2000
6,682,938 Glucose sensing molecules having selected fluorescent properties 114 2000
6,734,162 Mixed buffer system for stabilizing polypeptide formulations 104 2000
6,642,015 Hydrophilic polymeric material for coating biosensors 254 2000
6,673,625 Saccharide sensing molecules having enhanced fluorescent properties 96 2001
6,443,942 Medication device with protein stabilizing surface coating 108 2001
6,804,544 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 150 2001
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 740 2001
6,811,659 Microelectrogravimetrically plated biosensors and apparatus for producing same 210 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 320 2002
6,784,274 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 253 2002
2004/0073,095 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 304 2003
 
PRECISION CONTROL DESIGN, INC. (1)
6,366,794 Generic integrated implantable potentiostat telemetry unit for electrochemical sensors 382 1999
 
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,935,785 Binding assay methods 138 1997
 
MCKINLEY, BRUCE (1)
5,408,999 Fiber-optic probe for the measurement of fluid parameters 240 1994
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (3)
4,919,767 Sensor and method for analyte determination 203 1988
5,437,973 Enzyme-electrode sensor 165 1993
5,531,878 Sensor devices 539 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 46 2001
 
SUH, SE WON (1)
6,520,997 Porous three dimensional structure 175 2000
 
ISENSE ACQUISITION, LLC (3)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 368 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 275 2001
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 135 2003
 
Eli Lilly and Company (1)
5,786,584 Vial and cartridge reading device providing audio feedback for a blood glucose monitoring system 206 1996
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (2)
6,285,897 Remote physiological monitoring system 339 1999
6,689,056 Implantable monitoring probe 311 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 180 1993
 
RAYA SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (4)
5,601,435 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health related information 399 1994
6,032,119 Personalized display of health information 448 1997
6,101,478 Multi-user remote health monitoring system 522 1997
6,210,272 Multi-player interactive electronic game for health education 335 1997
 
MCGILL UNIVERSITY (2)
2003/0232,370 Glucose sensor and uses thereof 240 2003
2004/0108,226 Continuous glucose quantification device and method 123 2003
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (34)
4,837,049 Method of making an electrode array 306 1986
4,969,468 Electrode array for use in connection with a living body and method of manufacture 416 1989
4,931,795 Digital to analog signal converter 103 1989
4,991,582 Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies 219 1989
4,990,845 Floating current source 109 1989
5,193,539 Implantable microstimulator 525 1991
5,193,540 Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator 511 1991
5,324,316 Implantable microstimulator 393 1993
5,358,514 Implantable microdevice with self-attaching electrodes 399 1993
5,477,855 Shield for conductors of an implantable device 109 1993
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 819 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 234 1994
5,545,191 Method for optimally positioning and securing the external unit of a transcutaneous transducer of the skin of a living body 243 1994
5,522,865 Voltage/current control system for a human tissue stimulator 230 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 683 1995
5,640,764 Method of forming a tubular feed-through hermetic seal for an implantable medical device 112 1995
6,035,237 Implantable stimulator that prevents DC current flow without the use of discrete output coupling capacitors 125 1995
5,750,926 Hermetically sealed electrical feedthrough for use with implantable electronic devices 306 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 779 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 163 1996
5,843,140 Tubular feedthrough system for hermetically sealed devices 104 1997
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 325 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 435 1997
5,999,849 Low power rectifier circuit for implantable medical device 225 1997
5,957,958 Implantable electrode arrays 166 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 480 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 599 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 481 1997
6,043,437 Alumina insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices 221 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 511 1998
6,067,474 Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration 335 1998
6,387,048 Implantable sensor and integrity tests therefor 161 1999
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 285 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 194 2002
 
SYNTHEON, LLC (1)
6,066,083 Implantable brachytherapy device having at least partial deactivation capability 122 1998
 
ANIMAS TECHNOLOGIES LLC (63)
5,771,890 Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating polarity 318 1994
5,989,409 Method for glucose sensing 254 1995
5,735,273 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 281 1995
5,954,685 Electrochemical sensor with dual purpose electrode 192 1996
6,139,718 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 117 1997
6,299,578 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 375 1997
5,827,183 Method of measuring chemical concentration iontophoretically using impermeable mask 205 1997
6,023,629 Method of sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current 317 1997
6,141,573 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 132 1998
6,180,416 Method and device for predicting physiological values 357 1998
6,587,705 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 286 1999
6,144,869 Monitoring of physiological analytes 441 1999
6,233,471 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analysis 659 1999
6,272,364 Method and device for predicting physiological values 457 1999
6,393,318 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 141 1999
6,398,562 Device and methods for the application of mechanical force to a gel/sensor assembly 183 1999
6,326,160 Microprocessors for use in a device for predicting physiological values 398 1999
6,391,643 Kit and method for quality control testing of an iontophoretic sampling system 119 1999
6,298,254 Device for sampling substances using alternating polarity of iontophoretic current 213 1999
6,561,978 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 534 2000
6,201,979 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 121 2000
6,615,078 Methods and devices for removing interfering species 143 2000
6,356,776 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 296 2000
6,284,126 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 102 2000
6,309,351 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 380 2000
6,546,269 Method and device for predicting physiological values 336 2001
6,370,410 Methods of producing an assembly for use in a monitoring device 97 2001
6,595,919 Device for signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 504 2001
6,341,232 Methods of producing collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 140 2001
2002/0004,640 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 146 2001
6,885,883 Methods for improving performance and reliability of biosensors 231 2001
6,687,522 Device for sample of substances using alternating polarity 165 2001
2002/0019,022 Method and device for predicting physiological values 377 2001
6,553,244 Analyte monitoring device alarm augmentation system 339 2001
6,633,772 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 464 2001
6,882,940 Methods and devices for prediction of hypoglycemic events 275 2001
2002/0026,111 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 240 2001
6,438,414 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 137 2001
2002/0053,637 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 120 2001
6,529,755 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 96 2001
6,594,514 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 219 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 368 2002
RE38775 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 92 2002
RE38681 Electrode with improved signal to noise ratio 95 2002
7,018,568 Highly catalytic screen-printing ink 205 2002
6,771,995 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 95 2002
6,736,777 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 252 2003
7,163,511 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 143 2003
7,295,867 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 368 2003
2003/0153,821 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 162 2003
2003/0235,817 Microprocessors, devices, and methods for use in analyte monitoring systems 354 2003
6,862,466 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 184 2003
6,850,790 Monitoring of physiological analytes 301 2003
6,902,905 Glucose measuring assembly with a hydrogel 191 2003
6,941,163 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 127 2003
7,150,975 Hydrogel composition for measuring glucose flux 192 2003
7,189,341 Electrochemical sensor ink compositions, electrodes, and uses thereof 98 2003
6,816,742 Biosensor and methods of use thereof 238 2004
7,024,236 Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values 260 2004
6,999,810 Biosensor and methods of use thereof 220 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 211 2004
7,228,163 Methods of monitoring glucose levels in a subject and uses thereof 178 2004
7,183,068 Methods of manufacturing glucose measuring assemblies with hydrogels 178 2005
 
YSI INCORPORATED (4)
4,356,074 Substrate specific galactose oxidase enzyme electrodes 228 1980
4,404,066 Method for quantitatively determining a particular substrate catalyzed by a multisubstrate enzyme 250 1982
5,217,595 Electrochemical gas sensor 208 1991
6,551,496 Microstructured bilateral sensor 235 2001
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (2)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 581 1998
7,052,483 Transcutaneous inserter for low-profile infusion sets 258 2001
 
ARROW INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CORP. (1)
4,417,588 Apparatus and method for initiating cardiac output computations 102 1982
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 334 1983
4,671,288 Electrochemical cell sensor for continuous short-term use in tissues and blood 682 1985
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 364 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 794 1986
4,781,798 Transparent multi-oxygen sensor array and method of using same 468 1987
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 533 1988
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 225 1992
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 260 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 282 2002
2005/0272,640 Method and apparatus for glucose control and insulin dosing for diabetics 149 2005
 
Meso Scale Technology, Inc. (1)
6,066,448 Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing 263 1996
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORK, INC. (48)
5,307,263 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 838 1992
5,678,571 Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game 278 1994
5,569,212 Apparatus for electrically determining injection doses in syringes 256 1994
5,899,855 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 862 1995
5,730,654 Multi-player video game for health education 297 1995
5,628,309 Meter for electrically measuring and recording injection syringe doses 310 1996
5,704,922 Syringe having electrical contact points for metering doses 194 1996
5,879,163 On-line health education and feedback system using motivational driver profile coding and automated content fulfillment 522 1996
5,720,733 Apparatus for determining and recording injection doses in syringes using electrical capacitance measurements 220 1996
5,782,814 Apparatus for determining and recording injection doses in syringes using electrical inductance 240 1996
5,792,117 Apparatus for optically determining and electronically recording injection doses in syringes 232 1996
5,832,448 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 465 1996
6,144,837 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health-related information 346 1996
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 638 1996
5,956,501 Disease simulation system and method 511 1997
5,887,133 System and method for modifying documents sent over a communications network 422 1997
5,951,300 Online system and method for providing composite entertainment and health information 399 1997
5,828,943 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 389 1997
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 784 1997
5,897,493 Monitoring system for remotely querying individuals 591 1997
5,918,603 Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game 542 1997
5,997,476 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 654 1997
5,913,310 Method for diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional disorders using a microprocessor-based video game 489 1997
6,068,615 Inductance-based dose measurement in syringes 296 1997
6,110,148 Capacitance-based dose measurements in syringes 237 1997
6,151,586 Computerized reward system for encouraging participation in a health management program 490 1997
6,330,426 System and method for remote education using a memory card 273 1998
5,940,801 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 341 1998
5,960,403 Health management process control system 537 1998
6,246,992 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 458 1998
6,379,301 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 670 1998
6,270,455 Networked system for interactive communications and remote monitoring of drug delivery 395 1998
6,161,095 Treatment regimen compliance and efficacy with feedback 407 1998
6,248,065 Monitoring system for remotely querying individuals 365 1999
6,260,022 Modular microprocessor-based diagnostic measurement apparatus and method for psychological conditions 213 1999
2001/0011,224 MODULAR MICROPROCESSOR-BASED HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM 125 1999
6,167,362 Motivational tool for adherence to medical regimen 379 1999
6,168,563 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 709 1999
6,334,778 Remote psychological diagnosis and monitoring system 381 1999
6,196,970 Research data collection and analysis 186 1999
2001/0049,096 SAMPLE IDENTIFICATION WITH ANALYTE DETERMINATION 104 1999
6,186,145 Method for diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional conditions using a microprocessor-based virtual reality simulator 350 1999
6,113,578 Optical dose measurements in syringes 282 1999
6,233,539 Disease simulation system and method 380 1999
D439242 Information appliance 97 2000
6,968,375 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 327 2000
2002/0019,748 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 277 2001
2002/0081,559 System and method for remote education using a memory card 185 2001
 
NEUFELD, GORDON R. (1)
4,569,589 Lung water computer system 117 1983
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (1)
5,624,537 Biosensor and interface membrane 407 1994
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,373,336 Epicyclic gear mechanism 15 1993
 
NORTH-STAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LTD., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,890,621 Continuous glucose monitoring and a system utilized therefor 383 1988
 
NOKIA MOBILE PHONES LTD. (4)
5,772,586 Method for monitoring the health of a patient 623 1997
5,840,020 Monitoring method and a monitoring equipment 496 1997
5,880,829 Apparatus for taking and analysing liquid samples, such as blood samples 241 1997
6,295,506 Measurement apparatus 494 1998
 
SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED (2)
4,871,440 Biosensor 403 1988
4,950,378 Biosensor 226 1988
 
EDEN MEDIZINISCHE ELEKTRONIK GMBH (1)
5,058,592 Adjustable mountable doppler ultrasound transducer device 185 1990
 
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
 
IZEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,515,593 Communication system for an instrumented orthopedic restraining device and method therefor 163 2000
 
Private Universitat (1)
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 98 1998
 
ADVANCED MEDICAL DEVICES, S.A. (1)
6,073,049 Programmably upgradable implantable cardiac pacemaker 103 1997
 
ARROWHEAD CENTER, INC. (1)
6,893,552 Microsensors for glucose and insulin monitoring 266 2001
 
THE BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC. (1)
5,778,882 Health monitoring system 335 1995
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (2)
5,161,532 Integral interstitial fluid sensor 267 1990
6,891,317 Rolled electroactive polymers 194 2002
 
THORN EMI PLC (1)
5,206,145 Method of measuring the concentration of a substance in a sample solution 163 1991
 
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
4,425,920 Apparatus and method for measurement and control of blood pressure 243 1980
 
RADIOMETER CALIFORNIA, INC. (1)
5,284,570 Fluid sample analyte collector and calibration assembly 169 1991
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 187 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 173 1996
 
AJINOMOTO CO., INC. (2)
4,619,754 Chemically modified electrodes and their uses 320 1983
4,595,479 Modified electrode 269 1983
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON (1)
6,528,584 Multi-component polymeric networks containing poly(ethylene glycol) 121 2001
 
SABER TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. (1)
5,131,441 Fluid dispensing system 96 1990
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (2)
2002/0009,810 ELECTRONICS METHODS FOR THE DETECTION OF ANALYTES 98 1998
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 278 1999
 
SILVER LAKE WATERMAN FUND, L.P., AS SUCCESSOR AGENT (1)
6,595,929 System for monitoring health, wellness and fitness having a method and apparatus for improved measurement of heat flow 287 2001
 
Thorne, Smith, Astill Technologies, Inc. (1)
4,995,402 Medical droplet whole blood and like monitoring 482 1988
 
HOMMED, LLC (1)
6,402,691 In-home patient monitoring system 207 2000
 
TOTO LTD. (3)
5,111,539 Toilet device with system for inspecting health conditions 107 1990
5,184,359 Stool-type apparatus for sampling and assay of urine with swingable carriage 118 1991
5,410,471 Networked health care and monitoring system 352 1993
 
HealthTech Services Corp. (1)
5,084,828 Interactive medication delivery system 220 1989
 
KOVELMAN, PAUL H. (1)
6,293,925 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 549 1998
 
SKC CO., LTD. (1)
6,547,839 Method of making an electrochemical cell by the application of polysiloxane onto at least one of the cell components 195 2001
 
Transducer Research, Inc. (1)
5,198,771 Potentiostatic apparatus and methods 204 1991
 
DexCom (1)
2005/0192,557 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 516 2004
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,101,814 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 582 1989
5,190,041 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 441 1991
5,368,028 System for monitoring and controlling blood and tissue constituent levels 320 1993
 
SUDHA S. MAHURKAR TRUST (2)
6,206,856 Safety syringe 190 2000
2004/0030,294 Retractable needle single use safety syringe 159 2002
 
ARADIGM CORPORATION (1)
2001/0037,060 Web site for glucose monitoring 136 2001
 
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (4)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 831 1982
4,731,051 Programmable control means for providing safe and controlled medication infusion 335 1983
4,844,076 Ingestible size continuously transmitting temperature monitoring pill 338 1988
5,016,631 Minimum interface biomedical monitoring system 83 1990
 
HEALTHETECH, INC. (17)
2001/0044,588 Monitoring system 320 2001
2002/0026,937 Respiratory gas sensors in folw path 137 2001
2002/0027,164 Portable computing apparatus particularly useful in a weight management program 203 2001
2002/0124,017 Personal digital assistant with food scale accessory 142 2001
2002/0103,425 self-contained monitoring device particularly useful for monitoring physiological conditions 135 2001
2002/0109,600 Body supported activity and condition monitor 255 2001
2002/0062,069 System and method of integrated calorie management using interactive television 133 2001
2002/0077,766 Remote temperature monitoring system 117 2001
2002/0107,433 System and method of personal fitness training using interactive television 186 2002
2003/0023,182 Respiratory connector for respiratory gas analysis 123 2002
2003/0105,407 Disposable flow tube for respiratory gas analysis 128 2002
2003/0065,275 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 135 2002
2003/0065,257 Diet and activity monitoring device 158 2002
2003/0208,110 Physiological monitoring using wrist-mounted device 145 2002
2003/0226,695 Weight control method using physical activity based parameters 144 2002
2003/0208,133 Breath ketone analyzer 150 2002
2003/0208,113 Closed loop glycemic index system 471 2003
 
SHIONOGI & CO., LTD. (1)
6,259,587 Direct current motor safety circuits for fluid delivery systems 123 1999
 
QUALLION LLC (1)
7,248,929 Implantable devices using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries 74 2003
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 208 1994
5,798,065 Collagen disruptive surface morphology for implants 177 1997
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (2)
5,264,103 Biosensor and a method for measuring a concentration of a substrate in a sample 533 1992
2005/0203,707 Data measuring device, healthcare data acquiring system, and healthcare data acquiring method 92 2004
 
PASCO SCIENTIFIC (1)
7,286,894 Hand-held computer device and method for interactive data acquisition, analysis, annotation, and calibration 51 2000
 
SORENSON DEVELOPMENT, INCORPORATED (2)
6,965,791 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 310 2003
2004/0254,433 Sensor introducer system, apparatus and method 337 2003
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture (1)
4,845,035 Enzyme immobilization with a hydrolyzed polysaccharide graft copolymer 100 1987
 
Mirowski; Mieczyslaw (1)
4,407,288 Implantable heart stimulator and stimulation method 342 1981
 
APPLE INC. (1)
6,579,231 Personal medical monitoring unit and system 284 1998
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (4)
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 593 1991
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 557 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 646 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 488 1994
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (3)
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 616 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 426 1990
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 285 1995
 
INTEG, INC. (4)
5,582,184 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 716 1994
5,746,217 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 394 1995
5,682,233 Interstitial fluid sampler 397 1996
5,820,570 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 298 1997
 
ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (6)
4,461,691 Organic conductive films for semiconductor electrodes 230 1983
4,476,003 Chemical anchoring of organic conducting polymers to semiconducting surfaces 94 1983
4,749,985 Functional relationship-based alarm processing 221 1987
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 362 1989
5,208,154 Reversibly immobilized biological materials in monolayer films on electrodes 209 1991
5,227,042 Catalyzed enzyme electrodes 183 1992
 
HORIBA, LTD. (1)
4,923,586 Enzyme electrode unit 200 1989
 
SELFCARE, INC. (1)
5,324,303 Combined lancet and multi-function cap and lancet injector for use therewith 312 1993
 
MATRIX MEMBRANES, INC. (1)
4,849,458 Segmented polyether polyurethane 230 1988
 
WEIL INSTITUTE OF CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (1)
4,530,696 Monitor for intravenous injection system for detecting occlusion and/or infiltration 99 1983
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
6,440,068 Measuring user health as measured by multiple diverse health measurement devices utilizing a personal storage device 234 2000
 
SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC. (7)
5,368,562 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 386 1993
5,695,473 Occlusion detection system for an infusion pump 222 1994
5,658,250 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 305 1995
5,935,099 Drug pump systems and methods 365 1997
6,241,704 Drug pump systems and methods 212 1999
6,475,180 Drug pump systems and methods 147 2001
2004/0254,434 Glucose measuring module and insulin pump combination 312 2003
 
MORRA, BRUCE S. (1)
5,954,641 Method, apparatus and operating system for managing the administration of medication and medical treatment regimens 192 1997
 
Assistive Technology Products, Inc. (1)
6,358,237 Methods and apparatus for delivering fluids to a patient 69 1999
 
Anesta Corporation (1)
5,291,887 Apparatus and methods for noninvasive blood substance monitoring 191 1992
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 209 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 194 1990
 
ADVANCED MICROBOTICS CORPORATION (1)
5,587,273 Molecularly imprinted materials, method for their preparation and devices employing such materials 155 1995
 
EOS BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
2002/0019,330 Novel methods of diagnosis of angiogenesis, compositions, and methods of screening for angiogenesis modulators 88 2000
 
ILIFE SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,549,113 Apparatus and method for remote monitoring of physiological parameters 194 1995
 
CAREMATIX, INC. (1)
7,448,996 Method and apparatus for remotely monitoring the condition of a patient 25 2003
 
AMERSHAM BIOSCIENCES AB (1)
6,048,691 Method and system for performing a binding assay 122 1997
 
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. (1)
6,274,285 Radiation-sensitive recording material for the production of driographic offset printing plates 182 1999
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
6,325,979 Device for gas-sensoring electrodes 191 1999
 
ECOSSENSORS LIMITED (1)
5,575,930 Method of making gas permeable membranes for amperometric gas electrodes 239 1995
 
GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION (1)
5,243,983 Non-invasive blood glucose measurement system and method using stimulated Raman spectroscopy 256 1990
 
Futrex, Inc. (3)
5,077,476 Instrument for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose 417 1990
5,068,536 Method for providing custom calibration for near infrared instruments for measurement of blood glucose 509 1991
6,477,392 Calibration of near infrared quantitative measurement device using optical measurement cross-products 200 2000
 
Key Plastics, Inc. (1)
6,239,925 Instrument cluster lens assembly and method of making 97 1999
 
IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PLC (1)
4,935,105 Methods of operating enzyme electrode sensors 261 1989
 
MOCHIDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,730,124 Medical measurement apparatus 342 1995
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KYOTO DAIICHI KAGAKU, 57 NISHIAKETA-CH, HIGASHIKUJO, MINAMI-KU, KYOTO 601, JAPAN A CORP.OF JAPAN (1)
4,512,348 Device for automatically and continuously measuring the constituent parts of blood 128 1982
 
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 540 1995
5,565,085 Method for quantifying specific compound 225 1995
5,575,895 Biosensor and method for producing the same 384 1995
5,650,062 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 393 1995
5,651,869 Biosensor 283 1996
6,004,441 Biosensor 279 1997
6,309,526 Biosensor 194 1999
 
AVL MEDICAL IMSTRUMENTS AG (1)
5,130,009 Sensor device 168 1990
 
VALTION TEKNILLINEN TUTKIMUSKESKUS (1)
5,556,524 Electron-conducting molecular preparations 197 1995
 
THERASENSE, INC. (14)
5,262,305 Interferant eliminating biosensors 541 1991
5,320,725 Electrode and method for the detection of hydrogen peroxide 498 1992
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 653 1993
6,103,033 Process for producing an electrochemical biosensor 829 1998
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 701 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 543 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 382 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 484 2003
6,973,706 Method of making a transcutaneous electrochemical sensor 206 2003
2004/0106,858 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 338 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 456 2005
2005/0287,620 METHOD OF DETERMINING ANALYTE LEVEL USING SUBCUTANEOUS ELECTRODE 313 2005
2006/0247,985 Method and system for monitoring consumable item usage and providing replenishment thereof 96 2005
2007/0027,381 Inserter and methods of use 200 2005
 
BIOMEDIX, INC. (1)
6,033,866 Highly sensitive amperometric bi-mediator-based glucose biosensor 296 1997
 
JOHNSTECH INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
5,947,749 Electrical interconnect contact system 90 1996
 
NEUROTECH USA, INC. (1)
6,231,879 Biocompatible devices with foam scaffolds 184 1999
 
THEREX CORPORATION (1)
4,955,861 Dual access infusion and monitoring system 204 1988
 
LAKOWICZ, JOSEPH R. (1)
5,628,310 Method and apparatus to perform trans-cutaneous analyte monitoring 284 1995
 
TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD. (1)
4,658,463 Wiper blade 93 1985
 
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (1)
5,590,651 Breathable liquid elimination analysis 228 1995
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (4)
5,971,941 Integrated system and method for sampling blood and analysis 451 1997
6,071,294 Lancet cartridge for sampling blood 350 1997
7,198,606 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing 279 2002
2003/0199,791 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 227 2002
 
KNOBBE, LIM & BUCKINGHAM (2)
6,572,545 Method and apparatus for real-time control of physiological parameters 248 2001
6,575,905 Method and apparatus for real-time estimation of physiological parameters 284 2001
 
MALLINCKRODT SENSOR SYSTEMS, INC., (1)
5,078,854 Polarographic chemical sensor with external reference electrode 167 1990
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (3)
4,614,760 Low consistency, one-part silicone elastomers 78 1985
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 277 1996
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 156 1999
 
LEAP WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
2002/0083,461 Method and system for providing interactive services over a wireless communications network 133 2001
 
NOVA BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
5,352,348 Method of using enzyme electrode 297 1992
 
SORIN CRM SAS (1)
5,899,931 Synchronous telemetry transmission between a programmer and an autonomous device 120 1997
 
AMERICARE DIAGNOSTICS, INC. (1)
5,462,064 Integrated system for biological fluid constituent analysis 226 1994
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 169 2001
2004/0164,961 Method, system and computer product for continuously monitoring data sources for an event of interest 119 2003
 
INSULET CORPORATION (6)
2002/0040,208 Data collection assembly for patient infusion system 433 2001
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 460 2001
6,768,425 Medical apparatus remote control and method 385 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 437 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 454 2002
7,137,964 Devices, systems and methods for patient infusion 210 2003
 
SYNAGRO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,469,526 System for detecting conductive contaminants and method of use 60 2000
 
Vita Phone GmbH (1)
6,546,232 Mobile telephone with a GPS receiver and EKG electrodes 20 1999
 
T and G Corporation (1)
5,055,171 Ionic semiconductor materials and applications thereof 262 1990
 
SIMATEC S.A.R.L. (1)
4,686,624 Portable apparatus for acquiring and processing data relative to the dietetics and/or the health of a person 288 1984
 
VTQ IP HOLDING CORPORATION (1)
6,402,689 Methods, systems, and associated implantable devices for dynamic monitoring of physiological and biological properties of tumors 219 1999
 
CUNO INCORPORATED (1)
5,059,654 Affinity matrices of modified polysaccharide supports 244 1989
 
Chevron Research Company (1)
4,627,908 Process for stabilizing lube base stocks derived from bright stock 192 1985
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (4)
6,645,142 Glucose monitoring instrument having network connectivity 245 2000
2003/0040,683 Site selection for determining analyte concentration in living tissue 123 2002
2003/0108,976 Method and apparatus for improving clinical accuracy of analyte measurements 140 2002
2003/0175,806 Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of alternative site analyte concentration measurements 123 2002
 
SENZIME AB (PUBL.) (1)
6,812,031 Regeneration of biosensors 206 2000
 
TECPHARMA LICENSING AG (1)
7,056,302 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 232 2003
 
HENKEL ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG (1)
6,331,518 Compact cleaner containing surfactants 92 1999
 
MATRIA HEALTHCARE, LLC (1)
5,182,707 Apparatus for recording reagent test strip data by comparison to color lights on a reference panel 235 1990
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
5,827,184 Self-packaging bioelectrodes 110 1995
 
SAFT FINANCE S.AR.L. (1)
6,187,062 Current collection through thermally sprayed tabs at the ends of a spirally wound electrochemical cell 182 1998
 
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
4,934,369 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 265 1989
 
JULIUS BLUM GMBH (1)
4,984,929 Fitting for fastening the rail member of a drawer 158 1989
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 426 1987
4,968,400 Enzyme sensor 179 1989
5,135,003 Automatic sphygmomanometer 193 1990
5,133,856 Ion sensor 207 1990
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 358 1999
 
N.V. NEDERLANDSCHE APPARATENFABRIEK NEDAP (1)
5,372,133 Implantable biomedical sensor device, suitable in particular for measuring the concentration of glucose 503 1993
 
FILLION, TOM (1)
5,452,173 Diagnostic circuit protection device 67 1992
 
RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT TE GRONINGEN (1)
5,174,291 Process for using a measuring cell assembly for glucose determination 280 1990
 
E.B.T., Inc. (1)
5,356,348 Electronic transmission control system for a bicycle or the like 135 1992
 
NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITALS, INC. (1)
4,957,115 Device for determining the probability of death of cardiac patients 124 1988
 
SHI, JIAN (1)
2004/0249,250 System and apparatus for monitoring and prompting medical self-care events and communicating medical self-care status 140 2004
 
SANDIA CORPORATION (1)
6,057,377 Molecular receptors in metal oxide sol-gel materials prepared via molecular imprinting 132 1998
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY (23)
6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 852 1998
6,175,752 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1072 1998
6,484,046 Electrochemical analyte sensor 686 2000
6,565,509 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 750 2000
2003/0187,338 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 497 2003
2004/0167,801 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 446 2004
2004/0171,921 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 225 2004
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2007/0213,610 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 214 2007
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2007/0179,370 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 90 2007
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2007/0203,410 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 212 2007
2007/0203,411 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 92 2007
2007/0244,380 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 169 2007
2007/0249,919 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 90 2007
2007/0249,920 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 91 2007
 
BRAEMAR MANUFACTURING, LLC (1)
6,957,107 Method and apparatus for monitoring and communicating with an implanted medical device 226 2002
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
4,335,255 Alkyl perfluoro (2-methyl-5-oxo-3-oxahexanoate) 70 1980
4,275,225 Polyfluoroallyloxy compounds, their preparation and copolymers therefrom 86 1980
4,357,282 Preparation of fluorocarbonyl compounds 87 1981
4,526,948 Fluorinated vinyl ethers, copolymers thereof, and precursors thereto 73 1983
6,627,058 Thick film conductor composition for use in biosensors 101 2001
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (2)
4,324,257 Device for the transcutaneous measurement of the partial oxygen pressure in blood 120 1980
6,320,357 Circuit arrangement 66 1997
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY, INC. (3)
6,143,164 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 720 1998
6,120,676 Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor 818 1999
6,576,101 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 467 1999
 
FLETCHER-TERRY COMPANY, THE (1)
5,269,212 Mat cutter 104 1992
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,320,098 Optical transdermal link 187 1992
6,032,199 Transport independent invocation and servant interfaces that permit both typecode interpreted and compiled marshaling 109 1996
 
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (1)
5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 719 1991
 
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC (1)
2004/0177,319 Computer system for automatic organization, indexing and viewing of information from multiple sources 20 2003
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (1)
6,310,110 Molecularly-imprinted material made by template-directed synthesis 149 1999
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES, A DELAWARE CORPORATION (1)
5,505,709 Mated infusion pump and syringe 261 1994
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (4)
5,948,512 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 141 1997
6,232,370 Ink jet recording ink 121 1997
6,485,138 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 135 1999
6,946,996 Antenna apparatus, printed wiring board, printed circuit board, communication adapter and portable electronic equipment 65 2003
 
PHARMACONTROL CORPORATION (1)
4,750,496 Method and apparatus for measuring blood glucose concentration 317 1987
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (4)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 786 1994
5,527,307 Implantable medication infusion pump with discharge side port 197 1994
5,370,622 Proctective case for a medication infusion pump 245 1994
5,472,317 Mounting clip for a medication infusion pump 189 1994
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
5,708,247 Disposable glucose test strips, and methods and compositions for making same 514 1996
5,951,836 Disposable glucose test strip and method and compositions for making same 378 1998
6,241,862 Disposable test strips with integrated reagent/blood separation layer 350 1999
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL SWITZERLAND GMBH (1)
5,141,868 Device for use in chemical test procedures 570 1989
 
THORACAR SYSTEMS LLC (1)
2004/0039,406 Method and apparatus for placing and maintaining a percutaneous tube into a body cavity 159 2003
 
Mobil Oil Corporation (1)
5,364,797 Sensor device containing mesoporous crystalline material 259 1993
 
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
 
Radelkis Elektrokemiai Muszergyarto Szovetkezet (1)
4,375,399 Molecule selective sensor for industrial use and procedure for its preparation 199 1980
 
UNIDEX INCORPORATED (1)
4,994,068 Combination sterile pad support and lancet containing lancet disposal element 210 1989
 
Konjac Technologies, LLC (1)
6,537,318 Use of glucomannan hydrocolloid as filler material in prostheses 163 1998
 
Medical Microsystems, Inc. (1)
4,674,652 Controlled dispensing device 297 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 316 1995
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2003/0032,868 Method and system for controlling data information between two portable apparatuses 136 2002
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 417 2003
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL LIMITED (1)
2004/0096,959 Analyte measurement 177 2003
 
SARNOFF (2)
6,923,764 Analyte monitor 301 2003
2004/0202,576 Analyte monitor 253 2003
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (4)
5,343,869 Method and system for monitoring vital signs 353 1993
5,549,115 Method and apparatus for gathering event data using a removable data storage medium and clock 120 1994
6,336,900 Home hub for reporting patient health parameters 451 1999
6,968,294 Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker 245 2001
 
RIKEN (1)
6,773,565 NOx sensor 148 2001
 
CYTYC CORPORATION (1)
6,309,384 Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion 189 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
6,001,471 Removable adhesive tape with controlled sequential release 233 1997
6,569,521 Stretch releasing pressure sensitive adhesive tape and articles 197 2000
 
NOVOZYMES A/S (1)
5,741,688 Alkaline glucose oxidase obtained from cladosporium oxysporum 156 1995
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
6,879,849 In-built antenna for mobile communication device 69 2002
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (2)
4,718,893 Pressure regulated implantable infusion pump 138 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 243 1989
 
MINI/MED INC., A DELAWARE CORP. D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,482,473 Flex circuit connector 374 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 268 2004
 
CP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2003/0225,437 Device for retaining material 170 2003
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 178 2000
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (1)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 160 1987
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (1)
5,800,387 Safety monitoring apparatus for a patient care system 136 1996
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
2003/0032,077 Recording medium and blood glucose monitoring system using the recording medium 180 2002
 
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (1)
6,699,383 Method for determining a NOx concentration 135 2002
 
SKRABAL, FALCO (1)
5,097,834 Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms 275 1989
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (10)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
 
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (1)
5,611,900 Microbiosensor used in-situ 294 1995
 
Boehringer Mannheim GmbH (9)
5,096,836 Diagnostic test carrier 189 1990
5,310,885 Process for immobilizing a protein containing substance on a solid phase 164 1992
5,282,950 Electrochemical analysis system 346 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 408 1993
5,554,166 Blood lancet device for withdrawing blood for diagnostic purposes 353 1994
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 808 1995
5,834,224 Electrochemical sensor containing an enzyme linked to binding molecules bound to a noble metal surface 191 1995
5,710,630 Method and apparatus for determining glucose concentration in a biological sample 256 1995
5,825,488 Method and apparatus for determining analytical data concerning the inside of a scattering matrix 154 1996
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE (1)
5,095,904 Multi-peak speech procession 262 1990
 
SIMBEX LLC (1)
6,270,445 In-bed exercise machine and method of use 88 2000
 
MEDEX, INC. (1)
5,088,981 Safety enhanced device and method for effecting application of a therapeutic agent 291 1987
 
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. (1)
5,670,031 Electrochemical sensor 278 1995
 
KOREA KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,994,476 Process for the preparation of a block copolymer composition 98 1998
 
VIPROTECH MARKETING, INC. (1)
5,284,748 Method for electrical detection of a binding reaction 132 1992
 
PACESETTER INFUSION, LTD., MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES, A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
5,176,644 Medication infusion pump with improved liquid-vapor pressure reservoir 158 1990
 
HEALTH & LIFE CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0254,429 Data storage device for integrating data of several medical measuring instruments 118 2003
 
Europhor SA (1)
5,106,365 Microdialysis probe 225 1990
 
BIOFIELD CORP. (1)
5,560,357 D.C. epidermal biopotential sensing electrode assembly and apparatus for use therewith 190 1995
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (2)
5,862,803 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 360 1996
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 595 1997
 
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN (1)
2005/0171,503 Automatic infusion system based on an adaptive patient model 138 2005
 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (3)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 280 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 381 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 417 1993
 
Pacesetter Infusion, Ltd. (2)
4,561,443 Coherent inductive communications link for biomedical applications 215 1983
5,328,460 Implantable medication infusion pump including self-contained acoustic fault detection apparatus 194 1993
 
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC. (1)
5,931,814 Dermally affixed injection device 359 1997
 
LUXTRON CORPORATION (1)
4,986,671 Three-parameter optical fiber sensor and system 324 1989
 
PACESETTER, INC. (17)
4,543,955 System for controlling body implantable action device 350 1983
4,681,111 Analog and digital telemetry system for an implantable device 208 1985
4,815,469 Implantable blood oxygen sensor and method of use 349 1988
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 590 1989
5,209,229 Apparatus and method employing plural electrode configurations for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in an arrhythmia control system 406 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 302 1992
5,431,691 Method and system for recording and displaying a sequential series of pacing events 288 1992
5,350,407 Implantable stimulator having quiescent and active modes of operation 122 1992
5,456,692 System and method for noninvasively altering the function of an implanted pacemaker 306 1993
5,562,713 Bidirectional telemetry apparatus and method for implantable device 248 1995
5,653,735 Implantable cardiac stimulation device having an improved backup mode of operation and method thereof 116 1995
5,749,907 System and method for identifying and displaying medical data which violate programmable alarm conditions 419 1997
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 298 1998
6,409,674 Implantable sensor with wireless communication 379 1998
6,324,428 Implantable medical device having an improved electronic assembly for increasing packaging density and enhancing component protection 95 1999
6,424,867 Secure telemetry system and method for an implantable cardiac stimulation device 200 1999
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 479 2000
 
Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (2)
5,854,189 Process for the production of break-resistant, storable multifunctional detergent tablets 94 1996
5,898,025 Mildly alkaline dishwashing detergents 94 1997
 
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CORPORATION (1)
5,192,416 Method and apparatus for batch injection analysis 201 1991
 
PACESETTER AB (2)
4,779,618 Device and method for the physiological frequency control of a heart pacemaker equipped with a stimulating electrode 205 1985
5,662,694 Magnetic field detector 96 1995
 
IMETRIKUS, INC. (1)
6,266,645 Risk adjustment tools for analyzing patient electronic discharge records 180 1998
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (1)
5,976,085 In situ calibration system for sensors located in a physiologic line 345 1997
 
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
6,153,062 Magnetoresistive sensor and head 140 1998
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (1)
5,451,260 Method and apparatus for CVD using liquid delivery system with an ultrasonic nozzle 177 1994
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 348 1988
5,846,744 Sensors based on polymer transformation 217 1996
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (3)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 451 2003
7,133,710 Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy 233 2003
7,183,102 Apparatus using reference measurement for calibration 194 2005
 
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (2)
4,407,959 Blood sugar analyzing apparatus 220 1981
4,483,924 System for controlling a printer in a blood sugar analyzer 170 1981
 
NEW OJI PAPER CO., LTD. (1)
5,037,527 Reference electrode and a measuring apparatus using the same 160 1988
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (3)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 321 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 291 1995
5,854,078 Polymerized crystalline colloidal array sensor methods 128 1997
 
SHIMADZU CORPORATION (1)
4,820,399 Enzyme electrodes 400 1985
 
CRANFIELD BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (1)
5,525,511 Electrochemical biosensor stability 280 1993
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (9)
4,679,562 Glucose sensor 274 1986
6,026,320 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 285 1998
6,301,499 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 149 1999
6,529,772 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 153 2001
7,043,305 Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance 147 2002
7,072,718 Antenna systems for implantable medical device telemetry 94 2002
6,978,182 Advanced patient management system including interrogator/transceiver unit 184 2002
6,766,201 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 118 2003
6,954,673 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 103 2004
 
University Patents, Inc. (1)
4,440,175 Membrane electrode for non-ionic species 233 1981
 
CMeD, Inc. (1)
5,623,925 Virtual medical instrument for performing medical diagnostic testing on patients 140 1995
 
INTEL CORPORATION (1)
5,872,820 Synchronization in TDMA systems in a non-realtime fashion 92 1996
 
LXN CORPORATION (2)
5,695,949 Combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 238 1995
6,027,692 Apparatus for combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 165 1996
 
BECKMAN COULTER, INC. (1)
6,366,793 Minimally invasive methods for measuring analtes in vivo 127 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 294 1989
 
POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (1)
5,089,112 Electrochemical biosensor based on immobilized enzymes and redox polymers 458 1990
 
WILLIAM REBER, L.L.C. (2)
5,950,632 Medical communication apparatus, system, and method 245 1997
5,961,451 Noninvasive apparatus having a retaining member to retain a removable biosensor 498 1997
 
DSP Diabetes Sentry Products, Inc. (1)
7,052,472 Systems and methods for detecting symptoms of hypoglycemia 109 2003
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (12)
4,721,601 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 244 1984
4,717,673 Microelectrochemical devices 216 1985
4,936,956 Microelectrochemical devices based on inorganic redox active material and method for sensing 179 1987
4,874,499 Electrochemical microsensors and method of making such sensors 259 1988
5,034,192 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 217 1989
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 332 1991
6,002,961 Transdermal protein delivery using low-frequency sonophoresis 159 1995
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 379 1995
6,018,678 Transdermal protein delivery or measurement using low-frequency sonophoresis 145 1995
5,947,921 Chemical and physical enhancers and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 177 1995
6,007,845 Nanoparticles and microparticles of non-linear hydrophilic-hydrophobic multiblock copolymers 233 1996
6,041,253 Effect of electric field and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 319 1996
 
PRP VIDEO CONSULTING L.L.C (1)
6,918,769 Video game for assisting healing of the human body 21 2002
 
NEC CORPORATION (9)
5,082,786 Glucose sensor with gel-immobilized glucose oxidase and gluconolactonase 213 1988
5,215,887 Glucose sensor measurement 118 1991
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 383 1993
5,445,920 Fabrication process of biosensor 225 1994
5,795,774 Biosensor 360 1997
6,280,587 Enzyme electrode and a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 124 1999
6,464,848 Reference electrode, a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 120 1999
6,773,563 Electrochemical sensor having a reference electrode 119 2001
6,780,297 Apparatus for measuring biochemical components 122 2001
 
KLOEPFER, DR. HANS (1)
6,840,912 Consolidated body fluid testing device and method 262 2002
 
TYSON BIORESEARCH, INC. (1)
6,793,802 Biosensors having improved sample application and measuring properties and uses thereof 230 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 172 2000
 
INTEGRIS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (2)
4,352,960 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 272 1980
RE32947 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 209 1988
 
ROCHE OPERATIONS LTD. (1)
5,366,609 Biosensing meter with pluggable memory key 442 1993
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION (3)
5,288,636 Enzyme electrode system 486 1990
5,508,171 Assay method with enzyme electrode system 450 1994
6,214,185 Sensor with PVC cover membrane 206 1998
 
GRAPHIC CONTROLS CORPORATION (1)
5,400,782 Integral medical electrode including a fusible conductive substrate 111 1992
 
INTUITY MEDICAL, INC. (1)
6,540,675 Analyte monitor 322 2000
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (29)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 976 1986
5,232,668 Test strip holding and reading mechanism for a meter 123 1991
5,108,564 Method and apparatus for amperometric diagnostic analysis 423 1991
5,371,687 Glucose test data acquisition and management system 439 1992
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 476 1993
5,413,690 Potentiometric biosensor and the method of its use 306 1993
5,589,326 Osmium-containing redox mediator 245 1993
5,437,999 Electrochemical sensor 617 1994
5,594,906 Zero power receive detector for serial data interface 165 1994
5,846,702 Reagent including an osmium-containing redox mediator 179 1996
5,857,983 Methods and apparatus for sampling body fluid 377 1997
5,879,311 Body fluid sampling device and methods of use 374 1997
5,951,492 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 435 1997
5,872,713 Synchronized analyte testing system 298 1997
6,144,922 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 157 1997
6,024,699 Systems, methods and computer program products for monitoring, diagnosing and treating medical conditions of remotely located patients 586 1998
D427312 Combined blood sampling device and meter 65 1998
6,162,639 Embossed test strip system 182 1998
6,106,780 Synchronized analyte testing system 147 1999
6,099,484 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 392 1999
6,635,167 Apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a component of a sample 133 2000
6,952,603 Subcutaneous analyte sensor 228 2001
6,591,126 Microdialysis system 104 2001
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 490 2001
2004/0172,284 Information management system 137 2003
2005/0137,471 Continuous glucose monitoring device 121 2003
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 294 2003
2005/0272,985 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 145 2004
2006/0052,679 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 121 2005
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
4,633,881 Ambulatory ventricular function monitor 121 1982
6,505,059 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 327 1999
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 309 2002
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (1)
5,034,112 Device for measuring concentration of nitrogen oxide in combustion gas 242 1989
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (6)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 313 1995
6,091,976 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 209 1998
6,584,335 Analytical device for in vivo analysis in the body of a patient 177 2000
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 319 2000
6,434,409 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 106 2000
6,852,500 Method for determining the concentration of glucose in a body fluid with glucose-containing perfusate 173 2000
 
CARDIOCOM, LLC (1)
6,454,705 Medical wellness parameters management system, apparatus and method 168 1999
 
LYNNTECH, INC. (1)
2006/0058,602 Interstitial fluid analyzer 141 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 195 1993
 
AMIRA MEDICAL (1)
6,134,504 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 130 1998
 
HOSPIRA, INC. (4)
4,925,268 Fiber-optic physiological probes 266 1988
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 266 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 217 1993
5,643,212 Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy 263 1994
 
STATE OF MAINE - DECD (1)
6,232,783 Method for monitoring an aqueous flow using selective film 124 1999
 
LAWRENCE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,796,634 Methods and apparatus for monitoring cardiac output 209 1985
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (3)
5,120,421 Electrochemical sensor/detector system and method 330 1990
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 387 1998
6,480,730 Chemical sensor system 150 2000
 
Cyngnus, Inc. (1)
6,653,091 Method and device for predicting physiological values 228 2001
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (4)
7,005,857 Device for measuring blood coagulation and method thereof 218 2001
2006/0001,538 Methods of monitoring the concentration of an analyte 223 2004
2006/0001,551 Analyte monitoring system with wireless alarm 170 2004
2006/0036,187 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 122 2004
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 290 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 268 1987
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (18)
5,049,487 Automated initiation of timing of reflectance readings 435 1988
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 613 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 296 1993
5,526,120 Test strip with an asymmetrical end insuring correct insertion for measuring 364 1994
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 240 1996
6,193,873 Sample detection to initiate timing of an electrochemical assay 298 1999
6,383,767 Luminescent in vivo glucose measurement 102 2000
7,113,821 Tissue electroperforation for enhanced drug delivery 215 2000
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 200 2001
6,694,158 System using a portable detection device for detection of an analyte through body tissue 125 2001
6,549,796 Monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 323 2001
6,856,928 Method for automated exception-based quality control compliance for point-of-care devices 172 2002
2003/0212,379 Systems and methods for remotely controlling medication infusion and analyte monitoring 396 2003
6,738,654 Methods for automatically monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 203 2003
2004/0253,736 Analytical device with prediction module and related methods 116 2003
2004/0249,254 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 211 2004
2005/0267,780 Methods and systems of automating medical device data management 128 2005
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 191 2006
 
UNIVERSITY, THOMAS JEFFERSON, A PA CORP. (1)
6,122,536 Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels 637 1998
 
COULTER INTERNATIONAL CORP. (1)
5,607,565 Apparatus for measuring analytes in a fluid sample 140 1995
 
VIVOMEDICAL, INC. (1)
2006/0004,271 Devices, methods, and kits for non-invasive glucose measurement 223 2005
 
SHERWOOD SERVICES AG (1)
4,653,513 Blood sampler 407 1985
 
BIOSPECIFIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
4,534,356 Solid state transcutaneous blood gas sensors 297 1982
 
PHYTOTECH, INC. (1)
5,876,484 Method for removing soluble metals from an aqueous phase 117 1995
 
TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC (4)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 465 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 284 1997
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 273 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 250 2002
 
MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY (1)
6,802,957 Self-referencing enzyme-based microsensor and method of use 309 2001
 
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (1)
4,353,888 Encapsulation of live animal cells 325 1980
 
ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE (1)
6,780,871 Methods and compositions for treating addiction disorders 96 2002
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,262,035 Enzyme electrodes 513 1989
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 207 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 670 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 785 1994
6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 610 1996
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 713 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 635 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 672 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 369 1980
 
PFIZER INC. (1)
5,431,921 Dispensing device containing a hydrophobic medium 287 1993
 
SPACELABS HEALTHCARE, LLC (1)
5,701,894 Modular physiological computer-recorder 253 1995
 
MAP MEDIZINTECHNIK FÃœR ARZT UND PATIENT GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,275,159 Method and apparatus for diagnosis of sleep disorders 520 1992
 
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (1)
6,496,728 Methods for extracting substances using alternating current 93 2001
 
NSK-WARNER K.K. (1)
6,125,978 One-way clutch 97 1998
 
GREATBATCH LTD. (1)
6,013,113 Slotted insulator for unsealed electrode edges in electrochemical cells 194 1998
 
NATIONAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2)
4,318,784 Enzymatic processes 172 1980
4,655,885 Surface-modified electrode and its use in a bioelectrochemical process 211 1986
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AG (1)
5,340,722 Method for the determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate and a sensor for carrying out the method 211 1993
 
GAMBRO UF SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
6,585,675 Method and apparatus for blood withdrawal and infusion using a pressure controller 159 2000
 
Allied Corporation (1)
4,524,114 Bifunctional air electrode 212 1983
 
STANLEY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
5,139,023 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood glucose monitoring 222 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 230 2005
 
The 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 201 1995
 
ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG (2)
6,693,069 Disinfecting compositions and processes for disinfecting surfaces 91 2002
6,683,040 Peracids with good adhesion to surfaces 93 2002
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 133 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 271 1999
 
Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (1)
5,686,717 Bar code symbol reading system with multi-port digital signal decoder 114 1996
 
R.E. STIFTUNG (1)
4,684,537 Process for the sensitization of an oxidation/reduction photocatalyst, and photocatalyst thus obtained 228 1985
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (15)
4,954,129 Hydrodynamic clot flushing 215 1988
5,153,827 An infusion management and pumping system having an alarm handling system 316 1989
5,520,787 Diagnostic flow cell device 241 1995
5,820,551 Strip electrode with screen printing 403 1995
6,032,059 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 297 1997
6,014,577 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 257 1997
6,027,459 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 413 1997
6,071,249 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 352 1997
6,071,251 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 374 1997
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 496 1997
6,206,841 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 381 2000
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6,526,298 Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue 285 2000
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