08398546 is referenced by 114 patents and cites 364 patents.

A nutrition and activity management system is disclosed that monitors energy expenditure of an individual through the use of a body-mounted sensing apparatus. The apparatus is particularly adapted for continuous wear. The system is also adaptable or applicable to measuring a number of other physiological parameters and reporting the same and derivations of such parameters. A weight management embodiment is directed to achieving an optimum or preselected energy balance between calories consumed and energy expended by the user. An adaptable computerized nutritional tracking system is utilized to obtain data regarding food consumed, Relevant and predictive feedback is provided to the user regarding the mutual effect of the user's energy expenditure, food consumption and other measured or derived or manually input physiological contextual parameters upon progress toward said goal.

Title
System for monitoring and managing body weight and other physiological conditions including iterative and personalized planning, intervention and reporting capability
Application Number
10/940214
Publication Number
8398546 (B2)
Application Date
September 13, 2004
Publication Date
March 19, 2013
Inventor
Steve Shassberger
Lansing
MI, US
Neal Spruce
Westlake Village
CA, US
John M Stivoric
Pittsburgh
PA, US
James Hanlon
Library
PA, US
Suresh Vishnubhatla
Wexford
PA, US
Eric Hsiung
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Jonathan Farringdon
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Mark Handel
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Raymond Pelletier
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Scott Safier
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Eric Teller
Pittsburgh
PA, US
David Andre
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Steve Menke
Mars
PA, US
Christopher Pacione
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Agent
John A Monocello III
GTC Law Group & Affiliates
Assignee
BodyMedia
PA, US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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