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Peter C Lord, Fredric C Coleman: Closed loop infusion pump system with removable glucose sensor. Minimed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 29, 1996: US05569186 (1169 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system includes a removable in vivo glucose sensor for monitoring glucose concentration level in a patient, and for signaling an infusion pump to deliver a selected medication such as insulin to a patient. The glucose sensor comprises a sensor cable for placement through a catheter ...


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Peter C Lord, William P Van Antwerp, John J Mastrototaro, Paul S Cheney II, Nannette M Schnabel: Transcutaneous sensor insertion set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, February 21, 1995: US05390671 (1100 worldwide citation)

An insertion set is provided for transcutaneous placement of a sensor such as a glucose sensor at a selected site within the body of a patient. The insertion set comprises a slotted insertion needle extending through a mounting base adapted for mounting onto the patient's skin. A flexible thin film ...


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Paul S Cheney II, William P Van Antwerp: Method of fabricating thin film sensors. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, February 21, 1995: US05391250 (1086 worldwide citation)

An improved method is provided for making thin film electrochemical sensors, such as subcutaneous glucose sensors used to monitor blood glucose levels in a diabetic patient. The fabrication method comprises placing a thin film base layer of insulative material onto a rigid flat substrate, with a cur ...


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Edgardo C Halili, John J Mastrototaro: Transcutaneous sensor insertion set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, December 24, 1996: US05586553 (1044 worldwide citation)

An insertion set is provided for transcutaneous placement of a sensor such as a glucose sensor at a selected site within the body of a patient. The insertion set comprises a slotted insertion needle extending through a mounting base adapted for mounting onto the patient's skin. A flexible thin film ...


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Paul S Cheney II, John J Mastrototaro, Nannette M Schnabel, Peter C Lord, William P Van Antwerp, Raymond D Clark: Transcutaneous sensor insertion set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 29, 1996: US05568806 (808 worldwide citation)

An improved insertion set is provided for transcutaneous placement of a sensor such as a glucose sensor at a selected site within the body of a patient. The insertion set comprises an insertion needle extending through a mounting base adapted for mounting onto the patient's skin. A flexible thin fil ...


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Fredric C Colman, Peter C Lord: Medication infusion device with blood glucose data input. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, September 9, 1997: US05665065 (776 worldwide citation)

A medication infusion device such as a programmable infusion pump includes data input regarding a selected patient parameter such as a current blood glucose reading. The infusion device includes a controller responsive to this data input to develop a medication delivery protocol which can be impleme ...


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Richard E Purvis, Fredric C Colman: Data transfer system for an infusion pump. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, December 27, 1994: US05376070 (737 worldwide citation)

A data transfer system is provided for communication with an infusion pump of the type used for programmable delivery of medication such as insulin to a patient. The data transfer system includes a communication station having a shaped pocket formed therein for seated reception of the infusion pump. ...


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April A Marano, Jeffrey F Field, Jeffery V Funderburk: Injector for a subcutaneous infusion set. Minimed, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, December 22, 1998: US05851197 (668 worldwide citation)

An injector is provided for automatic placement of a subcutaneous infusion set or the like used for delivering a selected medication to a patient. The injector comprises a spring-loaded plunger having a head for receiving and supporting an infusion set in a position for placement of an insertion nee ...


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Peter C Lord, William P Van Antwerp, John J Mastrototaro, Paul S Cheney II, Nannette M Schnabel: Flex circuit connector. Minimed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, January 9, 1996: US05482473 (568 worldwide citation)

A connector is provided for electrical connection to a flex circuit in a hermetically sealed manner. The flex circuit comprises thin film conductors encased between layers of insulative material, and including a proximal end with conductive contact pads exposed through one of the insulative layers. ...


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John H Livingston, April A Konopka: Subcutaneous injection set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, December 17, 1996: US05584813 (534 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneous injection set is disclosed of the type having an insertion needle for quick and easy subcutaneous placement of a soft cannula through which medication can be delivered to a patient. In one preferred form, the subcutaneous injection set comprises a base adapted for press-on attachment ...