06295506 is referenced by 671 patents and cites 22 patents.

A system for measuring the blood glucose level in a sample of a patient's blood. Consumable test strips (

5

) are provided together with a code (

7

) which identifies the manufacturing batch of the strip (

5

). A measurement unit (

2

) is provided and is coupled to a mobile telephone (

1

). The measurement unit (

2

) is arranged to receive a test strip (

5

) and to determine a color change in a reagent (

4

) due to reaction of the reagent (

4

) with a blood sample. The identification code (

7

) is read at the same time by the measurement unit (

3

) and is transmitted by the mobile telephone (

1

) to a central database (

9

) provided by the test strip manufacturer. The database (

9

) contains identification codes (

7

) together with associated calibration data. Upon receipt of an identification code (

7

), the remote database (

9

) transmits the associated calibration data to the mobile telephone (

1

) which uses the calibration data to calculate a test result from the measured change in color. The result can be displayed to the patient on a display of the telephone (

1

).

Title
Measurement apparatus
Application Number
9/178313
Publication Number
6295506 (B1)
Application Date
October 23, 1998
Publication Date
September 25, 2001
Inventor
Jukka Berg
Oulu
US
Harri Okkonen
Espoo
US
Pekka Heinonen
Espoo
US
Agent
Perman & Green
US
Assignee
Nokia Mobile Phones
US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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