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, CA617

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Bacho, Henrik San Francisco, CA 39 954
Colman, Fredric C - 327 17852
Drucker, Steven Bellevue, WA 110 1493
Jiang, Feng Union City, CA 68 1107
Liamos, Charles T Pleasanton, CA 60 2886
Lipman, Kelley Fremont, CA 38 794
Lortz, Mark Pleasanton, CA 38 794

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5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 419 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 551 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 237 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 275 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 289 1998
6,154,675 Resetting ERI/POR/PIR/indicators in implantable medical devices 117 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 234 1998
6,329,929 Telemetry system with phase-locking noise suppressing receiver 229 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 264 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 314 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 159 1999
6,200,265 Peripheral memory patch and access method for use with an implantable medical device 412 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 289 1999
6,442,433 Apparatus and method for remote troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of implantable device systems 273 1999
6,363,282 Apparatus and method to automatic remote software updates of medical device systems 213 1999
6,644,321 Tactile feedback for indicating validity of communication link with an implantable medical device 71 1999
7,039,810 Method and apparatus to secure data transfer from medical device systems 121 1999
6,418,346 Apparatus and method for remote therapy and diagnosis in medical devices via interface systems 250 1999
6,471,645 Communications system for an implantable device and a drug dispenser 174 1999
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 185 2000
2001/0039,504 Individualized, integrated and informative internet portal for holistic management of patients with implantable devices 127 2001
6,731,976 Device and method to measure and communicate body parameters 336 2001
7,016,721 Medical device ECG marker for use in compressed data stream 68 2001
6,799,149 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 134 2001
6,922,584 Method and apparatus for discrimination atrial fibrillation using ventricular rate detection 66 2001
7,082,334 System and method for transmission of medical and like data from a patient to a dedicated internet website 121 2001
6,813,516 Method and arrangement for using atrial pacing to prevent early recurrence of atrial fibrillation 83 2002
7,203,549 Medical device programmer with internal antenna and display 104 2003
7,072,802 Therapy management techniques for an implantable medical device 79 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 327 2006
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (34)
4,837,049 Method of making an electrode array 278 1986
4,969,468 Electrode array for use in connection with a living body and method of manufacture 390 1989
4,931,795 Digital to analog signal converter 93 1989
4,991,582 Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies 202 1989
4,990,845 Floating current source 100 1989
5,193,539 Implantable microstimulator 483 1991
5,193,540 Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator 472 1991
5,324,316 Implantable microstimulator 358 1993
5,358,514 Implantable microdevice with self-attaching electrodes 355 1993
5,477,855 Shield for conductors of an implantable device 100 1993
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 765 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 216 1994
5,545,191 Method for optimally positioning and securing the external unit of a transcutaneous transducer of the skin of a living body 226 1994
5,522,865 Voltage/current control system for a human tissue stimulator 214 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 636 1995
5,640,764 Method of forming a tubular feed-through hermetic seal for an implantable medical device 102 1995
6,035,237 Implantable stimulator that prevents DC current flow without the use of discrete output coupling capacitors 113 1995
5,750,926 Hermetically sealed electrical feedthrough for use with implantable electronic devices 275 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 732 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 147 1996
5,843,140 Tubular feedthrough system for hermetically sealed devices 93 1997
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 300 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 402 1997
5,999,849 Low power rectifier circuit for implantable medical device 206 1997
5,957,958 Implantable electrode arrays 155 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 444 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 551 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 439 1997
6,043,437 Alumina insulation for coating implantable components and other microminiature devices 202 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 471 1998
6,067,474 Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration 309 1998
6,387,048 Implantable sensor and integrity tests therefor 147 1999
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 262 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 177 2002
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. (29)
4,731,726 Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system 905 1986
5,232,668 Test strip holding and reading mechanism for a meter 116 1991
5,108,564 Method and apparatus for amperometric diagnostic analysis 401 1991
5,371,687 Glucose test data acquisition and management system 410 1992
5,352,351 Biosensing meter with fail/safe procedures to prevent erroneous indications 449 1993
5,413,690 Potentiometric biosensor and the method of its use 290 1993
5,589,326 Osmium-containing redox mediator 232 1993
5,437,999 Electrochemical sensor 588 1994
5,594,906 Zero power receive detector for serial data interface 153 1994
5,846,702 Reagent including an osmium-containing redox mediator 170 1996
5,857,983 Methods and apparatus for sampling body fluid 359 1997
5,879,311 Body fluid sampling device and methods of use 356 1997
5,951,492 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 415 1997
5,872,713 Synchronized analyte testing system 278 1997
6,144,922 Analyte concentration information collection and communication system 145 1997
6,024,699 Systems, methods and computer program products for monitoring, diagnosing and treating medical conditions of remotely located patients 550 1998
D427312 Combined blood sampling device and meter 65 1998
6,162,639 Embossed test strip system 168 1998
6,106,780 Synchronized analyte testing system 134 1999
6,099,484 Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid 372 1999
6,635,167 Apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a component of a sample 118 2000
6,952,603 Subcutaneous analyte sensor 215 2001
6,591,126 Microdialysis system 95 2001
6,544,212 Diabetes management system 452 2001
2004/0172,284 Information management system 122 2003
2005/0137,471 Continuous glucose monitoring device 112 2003
2004/0236,251 Precision depth control lancing tip 271 2003
2005/0272,985 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 134 2004
2006/0052,679 Method and device for continuous monitoring of the concentration of an analyte 112 2005
 
MINIMED INC. (22)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 422 1995
5,777,060 Silicon-containing biocompatible membranes 207 1996
5,786,439 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 196 1996
5,807,315 Methods and devices for the delivery of monomeric proteins 101 1996
6,462,162 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 226 1998
6,280,416 Constant flow medication infusion pump 133 1999
6,283,943 Negative pressure pump 113 1999
6,252,032 UV absorbing polymer 94 1999
6,319,540 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 135 1999
6,750,311 Detection of biological molecules using boronate-based chemical amplification and optical sensors 97 1999
6,340,421 Microelectrogravimetric method for plating a biosensor 97 2000
6,682,938 Glucose sensing molecules having selected fluorescent properties 104 2000
6,734,162 Mixed buffer system for stabilizing polypeptide formulations 94 2000
6,642,015 Hydrophilic polymeric material for coating biosensors 233 2000
6,673,625 Saccharide sensing molecules having enhanced fluorescent properties 87 2001
6,443,942 Medication device with protein stabilizing surface coating 97 2001
6,804,544 Detection of biological molecules using chemical amplification and optical sensors 132 2001
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 673 2001
6,811,659 Microelectrogravimetrically plated biosensors and apparatus for producing same 195 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 297 2002
6,784,274 Hydrophilic, swellable coatings for biosensors 233 2002
2004/0073,095 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 266 2003
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (21)
4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 355 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 273 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 247 1992
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 153 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 195 1994
5,782,912 Close vascularization implant material 175 1994
5,593,440 Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 172 1994
5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 258 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 222 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 157 1995
5,733,336 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 169 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 202 1995
5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 188 1995
5,741,330 Close vascularization implant material 205 1995
5,800,529 Close vascularization implant material 200 1995
5,964,804 Close vascularization implant material 133 1995
5,895,371 Medical treatment apparatus and method 204 1996
5,885,245 Medical apparatus with remote virtual input device 192 1997
6,256,643 Systems and methods for storing, retrieving, and manipulating data in medical processing devices 107 1998
6,398,727 Method and apparatus for providing patient care 225 1998
6,689,091 Medical apparatus with remote control 146 2002
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY (20)
6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 794 1998
6,175,752 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 982 1998
6,484,046 Electrochemical analyte sensor 637 2000
6,565,509 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 689 2000
2003/0187,338 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 457 2003
2004/0167,801 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 407 2004
2004/0171,921 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 208 2004
2007/0213,610 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 195 2007
2007/0149,873 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0149,874 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0161,879 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 83 2007
2007/0161,880 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 81 2007
2007/0179,370 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 81 2007
2007/0179,372 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 80 2007
2007/0191,699 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 81 2007
2007/0203,408 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0203,410 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 195 2007
2007/0203,411 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 82 2007
2007/0244,380 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 155 2007
2007/0249,919 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 81 2007
 
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. (19)
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 2 2001
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (18)
5,049,487 Automated initiation of timing of reflectance readings 411 1988
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 577 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 278 1993
5,526,120 Test strip with an asymmetrical end insuring correct insertion for measuring 346 1994
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 223 1996
6,193,873 Sample detection to initiate timing of an electrochemical assay 274 1999
6,383,767 Luminescent in vivo glucose measurement 92 2000
7,113,821 Tissue electroperforation for enhanced drug delivery 194 2000
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 184 2001
6,694,158 System using a portable detection device for detection of an analyte through body tissue 115 2001
6,549,796 Monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 301 2001
6,856,928 Method for automated exception-based quality control compliance for point-of-care devices 158 2002
2003/0212,379 Systems and methods for remotely controlling medication infusion and analyte monitoring 365 2003
6,738,654 Methods for automatically monitoring analyte concentration using minimally invasive devices 189 2003
2004/0253,736 Analytical device with prediction module and related methods 107 2003
2004/0249,254 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 196 2004
2005/0267,780 Methods and systems of automating medical device data management 117 2005
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 178 2006
 
HEALTHETECH, INC. (17)
2001/0044,588 Monitoring system 286 2001
2002/0026,937 Respiratory gas sensors in folw path 126 2001
2002/0027,164 Portable computing apparatus particularly useful in a weight management program 183 2001
2002/0124,017 Personal digital assistant with food scale accessory 133 2001
2002/0103,425 self-contained monitoring device particularly useful for monitoring physiological conditions 123 2001
2002/0109,600 Body supported activity and condition monitor 218 2001
2002/0062,069 System and method of integrated calorie management using interactive television 120 2001
2002/0077,766 Remote temperature monitoring system 107 2001
2002/0107,433 System and method of personal fitness training using interactive television 166 2002
2003/0023,182 Respiratory connector for respiratory gas analysis 114 2002
2003/0105,407 Disposable flow tube for respiratory gas analysis 119 2002
2003/0065,275 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 126 2002
2003/0065,257 Diet and activity monitoring device 147 2002
2003/0208,110 Physiological monitoring using wrist-mounted device 130 2002
2003/0226,695 Weight control method using physical activity based parameters 131 2002
2003/0208,133 Breath ketone analyzer 135 2002
2003/0208,113 Closed loop glycemic index system 410 2003
 
PACESETTER, INC. (17)
4,543,955 System for controlling body implantable action device 331 1983
4,681,111 Analog and digital telemetry system for an implantable device 193 1985
4,815,469 Implantable blood oxygen sensor and method of use 335 1988
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 565 1989
5,209,229 Apparatus and method employing plural electrode configurations for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in an arrhythmia control system 384 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 284 1992
5,431,691 Method and system for recording and displaying a sequential series of pacing events 273 1992
5,350,407 Implantable stimulator having quiescent and active modes of operation 114 1992
5,456,692 System and method for noninvasively altering the function of an implanted pacemaker 292 1993
5,562,713 Bidirectional telemetry apparatus and method for implantable device 234 1995
5,653,735 Implantable cardiac stimulation device having an improved backup mode of operation and method thereof 111 1995
5,749,907 System and method for identifying and displaying medical data which violate programmable alarm conditions 396 1997
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 274 1998
6,409,674 Implantable sensor with wireless communication 348 1998
6,324,428 Implantable medical device having an improved electronic assembly for increasing packaging density and enhancing component protection 88 1999
6,424,867 Secure telemetry system and method for an implantable cardiac stimulation device 193 1999
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 440 2000
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (15)
4,954,129 Hydrodynamic clot flushing 203 1988
5,153,827 An infusion management and pumping system having an alarm handling system 294 1989
5,520,787 Diagnostic flow cell device 228 1995
5,820,551 Strip electrode with screen printing 381 1995
6,032,059 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 279 1997
6,014,577 Device for the detection of analyte and administration of a therapeutic substance 237 1997
6,027,459 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 393 1997
6,071,249 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 335 1997
6,071,251 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 358 1997
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 464 1997
6,206,841 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 362 2000
6,537,243 Device and method for obtaining interstitial fluid from a patient for diagnostic tests 120 2000
6,526,298 Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue 269 2000
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 200 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 283 2002
 
THERASENSE, INC. (15)
5,262,305 Interferant eliminating biosensors 500 1991
5,320,725 Electrode and method for the detection of hydrogen peroxide 464 1992
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 612 1993
6,103,033 Process for producing an electrochemical biosensor 776 1998
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 654 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 499 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 355 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 445 2003
6,973,706 Method of making a transcutaneous electrochemical sensor 193 2003
2004/0106,858 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 316 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 412 2005
2005/0287,620 METHOD OF DETERMINING ANALYTE LEVEL USING SUBCUTANEOUS ELECTRODE 292 2005
2006/0247,985 Method and system for monitoring consumable item usage and providing replenishment thereof 85 2005
2007/0027,381 Inserter and methods of use 182 2005
2007/0249,920 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 81 2007
 
MICROLIFE MEDICAL HOME SOLUTIONS INC. (13)
6,468,222 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 158 2000
6,790,178 Physiological monitor and associated computation, display and communication unit 512 2000
6,478,736 Integrated calorie management system 411 2000
6,571,200 Monitoring caloric expenditure resulting from body activity 193 2000
6,612,306 Respiratory nitric oxide meter 128 2000
6,513,532 Diet and activity-monitoring device 418 2000
6,629,934 Indirect calorimeter for medical applications 170 2001
6,610,012 System and method for remote pregnancy monitoring 243 2001
6,482,158 System and method of ultrasonic mammography 154 2001
6,620,106 Indirect calorimetry system 119 2001
6,899,683 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 125 2002
6,955,650 Metabolic calorimeter employing respiratory gas analysis 126 2002
6,899,684 Method of respiratory gas analysis using a metabolic calorimeter 125 2002
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (12)
4,721,601 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 233 1984
4,717,673 Microelectrochemical devices 205 1985
4,936,956 Microelectrochemical devices based on inorganic redox active material and method for sensing 170 1987
4,874,499 Electrochemical microsensors and method of making such sensors 235 1988
5,034,192 Molecule-based microelectronic devices 208 1989
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 315 1991
6,002,961 Transdermal protein delivery using low-frequency sonophoresis 149 1995
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 343 1995
6,018,678 Transdermal protein delivery or measurement using low-frequency sonophoresis 134 1995
5,947,921 Chemical and physical enhancers and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 167 1995
6,007,845 Nanoparticles and microparticles of non-linear hydrophilic-hydrophobic multiblock copolymers 211 1996
6,041,253 Effect of electric field and ultrasound for transdermal drug delivery 303 1996
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (11)
4,920,977 Blood collection assembly with lancet and microcollection tube 265 1988
5,067,491 Barrier coating on blood contacting devices 292 1989
5,001,054 Method for monitoring glucose 285 1990
6,192,891 Integrated system including medication delivery pen, blood monitoring device, and lancer 349 1999
6,589,229 Wearable, self-contained drug infusion device 430 2000
6,535,753 Micro-invasive method for painless detection of analytes in extra-cellular space 138 2000
6,904,301 Micro-invasive method for painless detection of analytes in extracellular space 204 2002
2004/0059,201 Apparatus and method for monitoring blood glucose levels including convenient display of blood glucose value average and constituent values 120 2003
2005/0113,657 Fiber optic device for sensing analytes 115 2003
2005/0113,658 Fiber optic device for sensing analytes and method of making same 218 2004
2005/0148,003 Methods of correcting a luminescence value, and methods of determining a corrected analyte concentration 114 2004
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (11)
4,224,125 Enzyme electrode 470 1978
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 161 1982
4,392,933 Electrochemical measuring apparatus comprising enzyme electrode 236 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 254 1985
4,897,173 Biosensor and method for making the same 427 1987
5,171,689 Solid state bio-sensor 223 1989
5,120,420 Biosensor and a process for preparation thereof 609 1989
5,229,282 Preparation of biosensor having a layer containing an enzyme, electron acceptor and hydrophilic polymer on an electrode system 355 1990
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 648 1991
5,185,256 Method for making a biosensor 286 1991
5,192,415 Biosensor utilizing enzyme and a method for producing the same 388 1992
 
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. (11)
5,494,562 Electrochemical sensors 447 1994
5,667,983 Reagents with enhanced performance in clinical diagnostic systems 98 1994
5,582,698 Sensor package 198 1995
5,601,694 Electrochemical sensors 146 1995
5,573,647 Electrical contact 82 1995
5,616,222 Electrochemical sensors paste 88 1995
5,711,868 Electrochemical sensors membrane 131 1995
5,707,502 Sensors for measuring analyte concentrations and methods of making same 304 1996
5,770,028 Glucose and lactate sensors 177 1996
6,150,128 Reagents with enhanced performance in clinical diagnostic systems 82 1997
6,107,083 Optical oxidative enzyme-based sensors 300 1998
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (10)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2004
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 314 1983
4,671,288 Electrochemical cell sensor for continuous short-term use in tissues and blood 638 1985
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 341 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 749 1986
4,781,798 Transparent multi-oxygen sensor array and method of using same 439 1987
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 499 1988
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 206 1992
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 238 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 259 2002
2005/0272,640 Method and apparatus for glucose control and insulin dosing for diabetics 137 2005
 
Boehringer Mannheim GmbH (9)
5,096,836 Diagnostic test carrier 179 1990
5,310,885 Process for immobilizing a protein containing substance on a solid phase 155 1992
5,282,950 Electrochemical analysis system 321 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 385 1993
5,554,166 Blood lancet device for withdrawing blood for diagnostic purposes 327 1994
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 752 1995
5,834,224 Electrochemical sensor containing an enzyme linked to binding molecules bound to a noble metal surface 181 1995
5,710,630 Method and apparatus for determining glucose concentration in a biological sample 239 1995
5,825,488 Method and apparatus for determining analytical data concerning the inside of a scattering matrix 143 1996
 
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. (9)
4,679,562 Glucose sensor 261 1986
6,026,320 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 263 1998
6,301,499 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 139 1999
6,529,772 Heart rate variability as an indicator of exercise capacity 142 2001
7,043,305 Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance 135 2002
7,072,718 Antenna systems for implantable medical device telemetry 86 2002
6,978,182 Advanced patient management system including interrogator/transceiver unit 165 2002
6,766,201 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 106 2003
6,954,673 Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device 92 2004
 
Medisense, Inc. (9)
4,545,382 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 580 1982
4,711,245 Sensor for components of a liquid mixture 514 1984
4,840,893 Electrochemical assay for nucleic acids and nucleic acid probes 368 1985
4,830,959 Electrochemical enzymic assay procedures 337 1986
5,126,034 Bioelectrochemical electrodes 396 1989
5,264,106 Enhanced amperometric sensor 312 1993
5,509,410 Strip electrode including screen printing of a single layer 533 1994
5,727,548 Strip electrode with screen printing 363 1995
5,628,890 Electrochemical sensor 710 1995
 
NEC CORPORATION (9)
5,082,786 Glucose sensor with gel-immobilized glucose oxidase and gluconolactonase 201 1988
5,215,887 Glucose sensor measurement 108 1991
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 360 1993
5,445,920 Fabrication process of biosensor 211 1994
5,795,774 Biosensor 337 1997
6,280,587 Enzyme electrode and a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 115 1999
6,464,848 Reference electrode, a biosensor and a measuring apparatus therewith 110 1999
6,773,563 Electrochemical sensor having a reference electrode 110 2001
6,780,297 Apparatus for measuring biochemical components 111 2001
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,262,035 Enzyme electrodes 474 1989
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 192 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 617 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 728 1994
6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 567 1996
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 666 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 590 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 626 1999
 
MILES INC. (7)
4,938,860 Electrode for electrochemical sensors 286 1985
4,810,470 Volume independent diagnostic device 225 1987
5,114,678 Device for wiping a reagent strip 89 1990
5,251,126 Diabetes data analysis and interpretation method 349 1990
5,202,261 Conductive sensors and their use in diagnostic assays 346 1991
5,250,439 Use of conductive sensors in diagnostic assays 316 1992
5,410,474 Buttonless memory system for an electronic measurement device 218 1993
 
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (7)
5,445,611 Enhancement of transdermal delivery with ultrasound and chemical enhancers 253 1993
5,722,397 Enhancement of transdermal monitoring applications with ultrasound and chemical enhancers 230 1995
5,885,211 Microporation of human skin for monitoring the concentration of an analyte 465 1997
6,142,939 Microporation of human skin for drug delivery and monitoring applications 264 1998
6,530,915 Photothermal structure for biomedical applications, and method therefor 150 2000
6,704,587 Dual function assay device 86 2002
6,922,578 Integrated poration, harvesting and analysis device, and method therefor 204 2003
 
PANASONIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (7)
5,582,697 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 512 1995
5,565,085 Method for quantifying specific compound 210 1995
5,575,895 Biosensor and method for producing the same 368 1995
5,650,062 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 374 1995
5,651,869 Biosensor 269 1996
6,004,441 Biosensor 264 1997
6,309,526 Biosensor 181 1999
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (7)
4,366,033 Method for determining the concentration of sugar using an electrocatalytic sugar sensor 228 1979
4,477,314 Method for determining sugar concentration 299 1983
4,759,371 Implantable, calibrateable measuring instrument for a body substance and a calibrating method 193 1987
5,318,521 Dosing device for the controlled delivery of a liquid 80 1993
5,704,354 Electrocatalytic glucose sensor 173 1995
5,552,027 Working electrode for electrochemical enzymatic sensor systems 150 1995
6,272,480 Method and arrangement for the neural modelling of a dynamic system with non-linear stochastic behavior 191 1998
 
SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC. (7)
5,368,562 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 359 1993
5,695,473 Occlusion detection system for an infusion pump 197 1994
5,658,250 Systems and methods for operating ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 278 1995
5,935,099 Drug pump systems and methods 322 1997
6,241,704 Drug pump systems and methods 191 1999
6,475,180 Drug pump systems and methods 128 2001
2004/0254,434 Glucose measuring module and insulin pump combination 288 2003
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (6)
4,401,122 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 272 1979
4,467,811 Method of polarographic analysis of lactic acid and lactate 120 1982
4,458,686 Cutaneous methods of measuring body substances 223 1983
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 423 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 184 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 405 1987
 
ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (6)
4,461,691 Organic conductive films for semiconductor electrodes 216 1983
4,476,003 Chemical anchoring of organic conducting polymers to semiconducting surfaces 82 1983
4,749,985 Functional relationship-based alarm processing 204 1987
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 339 1989
5,208,154 Reversibly immobilized biological materials in monolayer films on electrodes 198 1991
5,227,042 Catalyzed enzyme electrodes 172 1992
 
INSULET CORPORATION (6)
2002/0040,208 Data collection assembly for patient infusion system 396 2001
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 420 2001
6,768,425 Medical apparatus remote control and method 344 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 393 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 411 2002
7,137,964 Devices, systems and methods for patient infusion 191 2003
 
Miles Laboratories, Inc. (6)
4,247,297 Test means and method for interference resistant determination of oxidizing substances 200 1979
4,415,666 Enzyme electrode membrane 233 1981
4,418,148 Multilayer enzyme electrode membrane 287 1981
4,390,621 Method and device for detecting glucose concentration 186 1982
4,427,770 High glucose-determining analytical element 198 1982
4,560,534 Polymer catalyst transducers 207 1983
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (6)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 293 1995
6,091,976 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 192 1998
6,584,335 Analytical device for in vivo analysis in the body of a patient 158 2000
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 298 2000
6,434,409 Determination of glucose concentration in tissue 97 2000
6,852,500 Method for determining the concentration of glucose in a body fluid with glucose-containing perfusate 159 2000
 
Sensors for Medicine and Science, Inc. (6)
6,304,766 Optical-based sensing devices, especially for in-situ sensing in humans 163 1998
6,330,464 Optical-based sensing devices 384 1999
6,794,195 Detection of analytes in aqueous environments 133 2001
6,711,423 Optical-based sensing devices 156 2001
6,800,451 Detection of glucose in solutions also containing an alpha-hydroxy acid or a beta-diketone 103 2002
6,940,590 High performance fluorescent optical sensor 89 2002
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
4,335,255 Alkyl perfluoro (2-methyl-5-oxo-3-oxahexanoate) 65 1980
4,275,225 Polyfluoroallyloxy compounds, their preparation and copolymers therefrom 81 1980
4,357,282 Preparation of fluorocarbonyl compounds 82 1981
4,526,948 Fluorinated vinyl ethers, copolymers thereof, and precursors thereto 68 1983
6,627,058 Thick film conductor composition for use in biosensors 92 2001
 
Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku Co., Ltd. (5)
5,168,046 Method for determination of glucose concentration 150 1990
5,272,060 Method for determination of glucose concentration in whole blood 164 1992
5,382,346 Biosensor and method of quantitative analysis using the same 329 1993
5,496,453 Biosensor and method of quantitative analysis using the same 452 1994
5,720,862 Sensor and production method of and measurement method using the same 315 1996
 
METRIKA LABORATORIES, INC. (5)
5,580,794 Disposable electronic assay device 305 1995
5,981,294 Device for blood separation in a diagnostic device 102 1995
5,968,839 Method and device producing a predetermined distribution of detectable change in assays 121 1996
5,837,546 Electronic assay device and method 268 1996
5,945,345 Device for preventing assay interference using silver or lead to remove the interferant 107 1996
 
MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (5)
4,573,994 Refillable medication infusion apparatus 396 1981
4,856,340 Pressure diaphragm for a medication infusion system 110 1987
5,399,823 Membrane dome switch with tactile feel regulator shim 156 1993
5,505,713 Indwelling catheter with stable enzyme coating 123 1994
5,476,460 Implantable infusion port with reduced internal volume 161 1994
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (5)
5,680,858 Method and apparatus for in vivo determination of the concentration in a body fluid of metabolically significant substances 298 1995
6,540,672 Medical system and a method of controlling the system for use by a patient for medical self treatment 239 1999
7,077,806 Adaptive interactive preceptored teaching system incorporating remote image monitoring 18 2001
2003/0032,868 Method and system for controlling data information between two portable apparatuses 124 2002
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 375 2003
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 402 1987
4,968,400 Enzyme sensor 170 1989
5,135,003 Automatic sphygmomanometer 182 1990
5,133,856 Ion sensor 196 1990
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 341 1999
 
ARKRAY, INC. (4)
6,576,117 Method and apparatus for electrochemical measurement using statistical technique 285 2001
6,891,936 Remote data control system and measuring data gathering method 98 2001
2003/0158,707 Measurement device, and measured data transmitting method 116 2003
2004/0176,913 Information communication system 109 2003
 
Capintec, Inc. (4)
4,331,869 Dynamic cardiac quality assurance phantom system and method 96 1980
4,920,969 Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring 130 1987
5,007,427 Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring 223 1987
5,111,818 Ambulatory physiological evaluation system including cardiac monitoring 282 1990
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (4)
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 551 1991
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 507 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 603 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 454 1994
 
ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (4)
5,820,622 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 367 1996
6,645,181 Drug delivery systems and methods 311 1999
2004/0015,134 Drug delivery systems and methods 226 2003
2004/0030,285 Drug delivery systems and methods 206 2003
 
HOSPIRA, INC. (4)
4,925,268 Fiber-optic physiological probes 247 1988
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 251 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 205 1993
5,643,212 Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy 236 1994
 
INTEG, INC. (4)
5,582,184 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 674 1994
5,746,217 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 375 1995
5,682,233 Interstitial fluid sampler 379 1996
5,820,570 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 282 1997
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (4)
5,343,869 Method and system for monitoring vital signs 331 1993
5,549,115 Method and apparatus for gathering event data using a removable data storage medium and clock 110 1994
6,336,900 Home hub for reporting patient health parameters 419 1999
6,968,294 Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker 226 2001
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (4)
7,005,857 Device for measuring blood coagulation and method thereof 204 2001
2006/0001,538 Methods of monitoring the concentration of an analyte 206 2004
2006/0001,551 Analyte monitoring system with wireless alarm 156 2004
2006/0036,187 Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein 113 2004
 
M-BIOTECH, INC. (4)
6,268,161 Biosensor 341 1999
6,475,750 Glucose biosensor 396 2000
6,858,403 Polymer matrix containing catalase co-immobilized with analytic enzyme that generates hydrogen peroxide 93 2001
6,835,553 Photometric glucose measurement system using glucose-sensitive hydrogel 239 2002
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (4)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 731 1994
5,527,307 Implantable medication infusion pump with discharge side port 180 1994
5,370,622 Proctective case for a medication infusion pump 224 1994
5,472,317 Mounting clip for a medication infusion pump 172 1994
 
MOLECULAR DEVICES CORPORATION (4)
4,911,794 Measuring with zero volume cell 341 1987
4,942,127 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 164 1988
5,501,956 Polyredox couples in analyte determinations 153 1994
5,567,302 Electrochemical system for rapid detection of biochemical agents that catalyze a redox potential change 257 1995
 
NOKIA MOBILE PHONES LTD. (4)
5,772,586 Method for monitoring the health of a patient 583 1997
5,840,020 Monitoring method and a monitoring equipment 463 1997
5,880,829 Apparatus for taking and analysing liquid samples, such as blood samples 226 1997
6,295,506 Measurement apparatus 462 1998
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (4)
6,645,142 Glucose monitoring instrument having network connectivity 230 2000
2003/0040,683 Site selection for determining analyte concentration in living tissue 113 2002
2003/0108,976 Method and apparatus for improving clinical accuracy of analyte measurements 130 2002
2003/0175,806 Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of alternative site analyte concentration measurements 113 2002
 
OXYGEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. (4)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 429 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 257 1997
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 252 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 235 2002
 
QUESTSTAR MEDICAL, INC. (4)
4,627,445 Glucose medical monitoring system 600 1985
4,637,403 Glucose medical monitoring system 623 1985
4,787,398 Glucose medical monitoring system 459 1986
5,279,294 Medical diagnostic system 620 1990
 
RAYA SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (4)
5,601,435 Method and apparatus for interactively monitoring a physiological condition and for interactively providing health related information 372 1994
6,032,119 Personalized display of health information 422 1997
6,101,478 Multi-user remote health monitoring system 483 1997
6,210,272 Multi-player interactive electronic game for health education 317 1997
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (4)
5,971,941 Integrated system and method for sampling blood and analysis 425 1997
6,071,294 Lancet cartridge for sampling blood 325 1997
7,198,606 Method and apparatus for a multi-use body fluid sampling device with analyte sensing 255 2002
2003/0199,791 Method and apparatus for penetrating tissue 212 2002
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (4)
5,948,512 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 131 1997
6,232,370 Ink jet recording ink 112 1997
6,485,138 Ink jet recording ink and recording method 126 1999
6,946,996 Antenna apparatus, printed wiring board, printed circuit board, communication adapter and portable electronic equipment 60 2003
 
The Johns Hopkins University (4)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 759 1982
4,731,051 Programmable control means for providing safe and controlled medication infusion 315 1983
4,844,076 Ingestible size continuously transmitting temperature monitoring pill 309 1988
5,016,631 Minimum interface biomedical monitoring system 77 1990
 
YSI INCORPORATED (4)
4,356,074 Substrate specific galactose oxidase enzyme electrodes 217 1980
4,404,066 Method for quantitatively determining a particular substrate catalyzed by a multisubstrate enzyme 238 1982
5,217,595 Electrochemical gas sensor 194 1991
6,551,496 Microstructured bilateral sensor 214 2001
 
ALZA CORPORATION (3)
4,327,725 Osmotic device with hydrogel driving member 710 1980
6,219,574 Device and method for enchancing transdermal sampling 435 1997
6,091,975 Minimally invasive detecting device 534 1998
 
ASULAB S.A. (3)
5,378,628 Sensor for measuring the amount of a component in solution 346 1992
5,393,903 Mono, bis or tris(substituted 2,2'-bipyridine) iron, ruthenium, osmium or vanadium complexes and their methods of preparation 300 1992
5,395,504 Electrochemical measuring system with multizone sensors 364 1994
 
BALL SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. (3)
6,447,448 Miniature implanted orthopedic sensors 329 1999
6,464,687 Implantable drug delivery system 246 2000
6,546,268 Glucose sensor 298 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (3)
6,208,894 System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters 659 1998
6,315,721 System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters 256 2001
7,177,690 Implantable system having rechargeable battery indicator 98 2003
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,101,814 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 550 1989
5,190,041 System for monitoring and controlling blood glucose 419 1991
5,368,028 System for monitoring and controlling blood and tissue constituent levels 304 1993
 
CHIRON CORPORATION (3)
5,094,951 Production of glucose oxidase in recombinant systems 181 1989
5,860,917 Method and apparatus for predicting therapeutic outcomes 154 1997
6,097,831 Non-contract method for assay reagent volume dispense verification 100 1997
 
CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT, LLC (3)
5,711,297 Computerized medical advice system and method including meta function 335 1996
7,297,108 Disease management system and method including analysis of disease specific changes 46 2002
6,849,045 Computerized medical diagnostic and treatment advice system including network access 115 2002
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (3)
4,614,760 Low consistency, one-part silicone elastomers 73 1985
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 253 1996
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 142 1999
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY, INC. (3)
6,143,164 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 675 1998
6,120,676 Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor 766 1999
6,576,101 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor 437 1999
 
Futrex, Inc. (3)
5,077,476 Instrument for non-invasive measurement of blood glucose 391 1990
5,068,536 Method for providing custom calibration for near infrared instruments for measurement of blood glucose 479 1991
6,477,392 Calibration of near infrared quantitative measurement device using optical measurement cross-products 186 2000
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (3)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 421 2003
7,133,710 Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy 217 2003
7,183,102 Apparatus using reference measurement for calibration 178 2005
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (3)
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 599 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 405 1990
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 264 1995
 
INSET TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (3)
4,443,218 Programmable implantable infusate pump 277 1982
4,714,462 Positive pressure programmable infusion pump 278 1986
4,838,887 Programmable valve pump 150 1987
 
INVERNESS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
5,708,247 Disposable glucose test strips, and methods and compositions for making same 484 1996
5,951,836 Disposable glucose test strip and method and compositions for making same 354 1998
6,241,862 Disposable test strips with integrated reagent/blood separation layer 319 1999
 
ISENSE CORPORATION (3)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 337 2000
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 255 2001
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 121 2003
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (3)
5,573,506 Remotely programmable infusion system 218 1994
5,871,465 Remotely programmable infusion system 187 1996
2004/0078,219 Healthcare networks with biosensors 345 2002
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (3)
5,120,421 Electrochemical sensor/detector system and method 313 1990
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 366 1998
6,480,730 Chemical sensor system 139 2000
 
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center (3)
5,711,861 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 546 1995
6,212,416 Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 442 1998
6,466,810 Implantable device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration 300 2000
 
Medlyte Diagnostics, Inc. (3)
6,210,976 Methods for early detection of heart disease 119 1998
6,534,322 Kits for early detection of heart disease 98 2000
6,534,323 Compositions and methods for early detection of heart disease 98 2000
 
POWDERJECT RESEARCH LIMITED (3)
6,207,400 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 99 1999
6,482,604 Non-or minimally invasive monitoring methods using particle delivery methods 103 2001
6,602,678 Non- or minimally invasive monitoring methods 210 2001
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION (3)
5,288,636 Enzyme electrode system 465 1990
5,508,171 Assay method with enzyme electrode system 430 1994
6,214,185 Sensor with PVC cover membrane 193 1998
 
SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
5,342,789 Method and device for detecting and quantifying glucose in body fluids 328 1989
6,040,194 Methods and device for detecting and quantifying substances in body fluids 160 1995
6,232,130 Method for detecting or quantifying carbohydrate containing compounds 92 1998
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (3)
5,276,610 Display device for indicating the internal pressure of the tube of an infusion pump 71 1990
5,140,393 Sensor device 185 1990
5,304,127 Infusion apparatus able to recognize an appropriate time for servicing 70 1993
 
SIEMENS CORPORATION;INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT (3)
5,176,662 Subcutaneous injection set with improved cannula mounting arrangement 337 1990
5,217,442 Aspiration and refill kit for a medication infusion pump 123 1990
5,197,322 Pressure reservoir filling process for an implantable medication infusion pump 159 1990
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
4,633,881 Ambulatory ventricular function monitor 112 1982
6,505,059 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 287 1999
6,728,560 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 274 2002
 
TOTO LTD. (3)
5,111,539 Toilet device with system for inspecting health conditions 98 1990
5,184,359 Stool-type apparatus for sampling and assay of urine with swingable carriage 106 1991
5,410,471 Networked health care and monitoring system 330 1993
 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (3)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 262 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 356 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 386 1993
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (3)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 302 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 270 1995
5,854,078 Polymerized crystalline colloidal array sensor methods 116 1997
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (3)
4,919,767 Sensor and method for analyte determination 192 1988
5,437,973 Enzyme-electrode sensor 155 1993
5,531,878 Sensor devices 504 1995
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (3)
5,584,876 Cell excluding sheath for vascular grafts 208 1994
5,787,900 Method for loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus 182 1996
5,913,998 Method of making an implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device 247 1997
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
6,001,471 Removable adhesive tape with controlled sequential release 220 1997
6,569,521 Stretch releasing pressure sensitive adhesive tape and articles 184 2000
 
A. MENARINI INDUSTRIE FARMACEUTICHE RIUNITE S.R.L. (2)
6,618,603 Apparatus for measurement and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 168 2001
2001/0041,830 Apparatus for measurment and control of the content of glucose, lactate or other metabolites in biological fluids 273 2001
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,957,903 Variable stiffness guidewire 195 1997
6,498,941 Catheter based probe and method of using same for detecting chemical analytes 149 2000
 
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
5,857,967 Universally accessible healthcare devices with on the fly generation of HTML files 277 1997
6,198,957 Radiotherapy machine including magnetic resonance imaging system 130 1997
 
AJINOMOTO CO., INC. (2)
4,619,754 Chemically modified electrodes and their uses 304 1983
4,595,479 Modified electrode 255 1983
 
ALLERGAN, INC. (2)
5,545,220 Implantable prosthesis with open cell textured surface and method for forming same 184 1993
5,833,603 Implantable biosensing transponder 745 1996
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (2)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 549 1998
7,052,483 Transcutaneous inserter for low-profile infusion sets 235 2001
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 191 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 177 1990
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 172 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 159 1996
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 270 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 249 1987
 
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
4,478,976 Water-insoluble protein material, its preparation and its use 184 1982
4,526,661 Electrochemical hydrogenation of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide 195 1983
 
BEND RESEARCH, INC. (2)
4,784,736 Functional, photochemically active, and chemically asymmetric membranes by interfacial polymerization of derivatized multifunctional prepolymers 206 1986
4,917,800 Functional, photochemically active, and chemically asymmetric membranes by interfacial polymerization of derivatized multifunctional prepolymers 170 1988
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (2)
5,862,803 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 334 1996
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 542 1997
 
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
6,063,637 Sensors for sugars and other metal binding analytes 241 1997
6,170,318 Methods of use for sensor based fluid detection devices 189 1998
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 328 1988
5,846,744 Sensors based on polymer transformation 205 1996
 
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (2)
4,571,292 Apparatus for electrochemical measurements 401 1982
4,655,880 Apparatus and method for sensing species, substances and substrates using oxidase 443 1983
 
CIBA CORNING DIAGNOSTICS CORP. (2)
5,198,367 Homogeneous amperometric immunoassay 198 1989
5,529,676 Sample chamber 97 1995
 
DELTADOT LIMITED (2)
6,103,533 Molecular imaging 100 1998
6,017,435 Molecular imaging 118 1998
 
DOMINION ASSETS, LLC (2)
6,219,565 Methods and apparatus for non-invasive glucose sensing: non-invasive probe 114 1998
6,309,884 Individual calibration of blood glucose for supporting noninvasive self-monitoring blood glucose 366 1999
 
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY OF THE HOLY GHOST (2)
5,387,327 Implantable non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensor 258 1992
5,469,846 Implantable non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensor 364 1994
 
ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG (2)
6,693,069 Disinfecting compositions and processes for disinfecting surfaces 82 2002
6,683,040 Peracids with good adhesion to surfaces 84 2002
 
ELAN CORPORATION, PLC (2)
5,807,375 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 590 1995
5,800,420 Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor 543 1996
 
EURUS LLC (2)
5,019,974 Diabetes management system and apparatus 617 1990
5,216,597 Diabetes therapy management system, apparatus and method 276 1991
 
FRESENIUS AG (2)
5,501,665 Process and device for detection of obstructions in a perfusion line 96 1994
5,842,983 Biosensor 166 1996
 
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (2)
4,407,959 Blood sugar analyzing apparatus 209 1981
4,483,924 System for controlling a printer in a blood sugar analyzer 161 1981
 
GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
5,735,285 Method and hand-held apparatus for demodulating and viewing frequency modulated biomedical signals 178 1996
5,748,103 Two-way TDMA telemetry system with power conservation features 234 1996
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 156 2001
2004/0164,961 Method, system and computer product for continuously monitoring data sources for an event of interest 110 2003
 
GIVEN IMAGING LTD. (2)
6,285,897 Remote physiological monitoring system 308 1999
6,689,056 Implantable monitoring probe 286 2000
 
GUIDANCE INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (2)
6,494,830 Handheld controller for monitoring/using medical parameters 286 2001
6,699,188 Interactive reward devices and methods 145 2002
 
Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (2)
5,854,189 Process for the production of break-resistant, storable multifunctional detergent tablets 85 1996
5,898,025 Mildly alkaline dishwashing detergents 85 1997
 
INTEGRIS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (2)
4,352,960 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 247 1980
RE32947 Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant 197 1988
 
INTERMEDICS, INC. (2)
5,411,536 Method and apparatus for communicating data between medical devices to improve detectability of errors 77 1993
5,861,009 Implantable cardiac stimulator with rate-adaptive T-wave detection 62 1997
 
KNOBBE, LIM & BUCKINGHAM (2)
6,572,545 Method and apparatus for real-time control of physiological parameters 225 2001
6,575,905 Method and apparatus for real-time estimation of physiological parameters 267 2001
 
LXN CORPORATION (2)
5,695,949 Combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 224 1995
6,027,692 Apparatus for combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control 155 1996
 
MCGILL UNIVERSITY (2)
2003/0232,370 Glucose sensor and uses thereof 226 2003
2004/0108,226 Continuous glucose quantification device and method 113 2003
 
MED GRAPH, INC. (2)
5,974,124 Method and system aiding medical diagnosis and treatment 321 1997
6,122,351 Method and system aiding medical diagnosis and treatment 307 1999
 
MICROLIFE CORPORATION (2)
2002/0133,378 System and method of integrated calorie management 146 2001
2003/0208,409 Method and apparatus for diet control 155 2002
 
MITSUBISHI PENCIL KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
5,380,422 Micro-electrode and method for preparing it 160 1992
5,376,251 Carbon micro-sensor electrode and method for preparing it 172 1993
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (2)
4,698,582 Power driver having short circuit protection 70 1986
4,803,726 Bit synchronization method for a digital radio telephone system 112 1986
 
NATIONAL BIOMEDICAL, LLC (2)
5,827,179 Personal computer card for collection for real-time biological data 223 1997
6,159,147 Personal computer card for collection of real-time biological data 370 1998
 
NATIONAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2)
4,318,784 Enzymatic processes 163 1980
4,655,885 Surface-modified electrode and its use in a bioelectrochemical process 200 1986
 
NINTENDO CO., LTD. (2)
5,134,391 System for preventing the use of an unauthorized external memory 233 1990
5,265,888 Game apparatus and memory cartridge used therefor 239 1993
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (2)
2002/0009,810 ELECTRONICS METHODS FOR THE DETECTION OF ANALYTES 91 1998
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 260 1999
 
PACESETTER AB (2)
4,779,618 Device and method for the physiological frequency control of a heart pacemaker equipped with a stimulating electrode 188 1985
5,662,694 Magnetic field detector 87 1995
 
Pacesetter Infusion, Ltd. (2)
4,561,443 Coherent inductive communications link for biomedical applications 203 1983
5,328,460 Implantable medication infusion pump including self-contained acoustic fault detection apparatus 183 1993
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (2)
5,264,103 Biosensor and a method for measuring a concentration of a substrate in a sample 503 1992
2005/0203,707 Data measuring device, healthcare data acquiring system, and healthcare data acquiring method 83 2004
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (2)
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 2006
 
PERSEPTIVE BIOSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,372,719 Molecular imaging 136 1992
5,453,199 Molecular imaging 137 1994
 
PHYSIO-CONTROL, INC. (2)
5,487,751 Mechanical connector for securing compatible medical instruments together 93 1994
6,957,102 Enhanced interface for a medical device and a terminal 94 2001
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 187 1994
5,798,065 Collagen disruptive surface morphology for implants 160 1997
 
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