06554798 is referenced by 857 patents and cites 12 patents.

An infusion system for infusing a liquid into a body includes an external infusion device and a remote commander. The external infusion device includes a housing, a receiver, a processor and an indication device. The receiver is coupled to the housing and for receiving remotely generated commands. The processor is coupled to the housing and the receiver to receive remotely generated commands and to control the external infusion device in accordance with the commands. The indication device indicates when a command has been received and indicates when the command is being utilized to control the external infusion device so that the external infusion device is capable of being concealed from view when being remotely commanded. The remote commander includes a commander housing, a keypad for transmitting commands, and a transmitter for transmitting commands to the receiver of the external infusion device.

Title
External infusion device with remote programming, bolus estimator and/or vibration alarm capabilities
Application Number
9/334858
Publication Number
6554798 (B1)
Application Date
June 16, 1999
Publication Date
April 29, 2003
Inventor
Dennis P Bishop
Van Nuys
CA, US
Deborah Ruppert
Los Angeles
CA, US
Jay Yonemoto
Diamond Bar
CA, US
Chalirmkiert Srisathapat
Sun Valley
CA, US
Clifford W Hague
Sherman Oaks
CA, US
John H Livingston
Newport Beach
CA, US
Luis J Malave
Valencia
CA, US
Alan Haubach
Moorpark
CA, US
Causey D James
Simi Valley
CA, US
Alfred E Mann
Beverly Hills
CA, US
Agent
Medtronic MiniMed
US
Assignee
Medtronic MiniMed
CA, US
IPC
A61M 37/00
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