08491500 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 2439 patents.

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet and a processor coupled to the drive force generator capable of changing the direction and magnitude of force exerted on the lancet during the lancing cycle. The driver further includes a human interface on the housing providing at least one output for communicating with the patient.

Title
Methods and apparatus for lancet actuation
Application Number
11/735599
Publication Number
8491500 (B2)
Application Date
April 16, 2007
Publication Date
July 23, 2013
Inventor
Dirk Boecker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dominique Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Barry Briggs
Campbell
CA, US
Agent
Goodwin Procter
Paul Davis
Assignee
Sanofi Aventis Deutschland
DE
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/14
A61B 5/00
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