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Shashi P Desai, Timothy C Dunn, Matthew J Lesho, Russell O Potts, Janet A Tamada, Charles W Wei: Methods for computing rolling analyte measurement values, microprocessors comprising programming to control performance of the methods, and analyte monitoring devices employing the methods. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, March 14, 2006: US07011630 (435 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods to increase the number of analyte-related signals used to provide analyte measurement values, e.g., when two or more analyte-related signals are used to obtain a single analyte measurement value a “rolling” value based on the two or more signals can be employ ...


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Steven Wojcik: Transcutaneous inserter for low-profile infusion sets. Animas Corporation, RatnerPrestia, May 30, 2006: US07052483 (357 worldwide citation)

A low-profile inserter for an angled infusion set comprises an inserter housing having a bottom wall, a retainer slidably connected to the inserter housing for movement between retracted and extended positions in a direction substantially parallel with the bottom wall, and a base member connected to ...


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Russell Ford, Matthew J Lesho, Russell O Potts, Michael J Tierney, Charles W Wei: Formulation and manipulation of databases of analyte and associated values. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, April 4, 2006: US07024236 (326 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods of formulating analyte data databases, the databases themselves, and methods of manipulating the same. In one aspect the present invention includes the formulation of analyte data points, derived data, and data attributes databases comprising data points coll ...


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Bret Berner, Lynn Kim, Norman A Parris, Russell O Potts, Janet Tamada, Michael J Tierney: Biosensor and methods of use thereof. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, February 14, 2006: US06999810 (262 worldwide citation)

An automated system for continual transdermal extraction of analytes present in a biological system is provided. The system can be used for detecting and/or measuring the concentration of the analyte using an electrochemical biosensor detection means. The system optionally uses reverse iontophoresis ...


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Michael J Tierney: Highly catalytic screen-printing ink. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, March 28, 2006: US07018568 (248 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to conductive polymer compositions, catalytic ink compositions (e.g., for use in screen-printing), electrodes produced by deposition of an ink composition, methods of making, and methods of using thereof. An exemplary ink material comprises platinum black and/or platinum-on ...


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H Brock Kolls: Communicating interactive digital content between vehicles and internet based data processing resources for the purpose of transacting e-commerce or conducting e-business. USA Technologies, RatnerPrestia, September 2, 2003: US06615186 (247 worldwide citation)

An in-vehicle device data communicates with data processing resources for the purpose of transacting e-commerce and e-business. The in-vehicle device and the data processing resources can effectuate a wide variety of e-commerce and e-business including accessing auto part databases, warranty, custom ...


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Janet A Tamada, Michael J Tierney, Stephen C Williams: Hydrogel composition for measuring glucose flux. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, December 19, 2006: US07150975 (234 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compositions for use in analyte monitoring devices. These compositions are useful to increase the flux of analyte across skin, tissue or mucosal surfaces. The compositions include hydrogels and collection reservoir systems comprising ionically conductive materials. T ...


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Kim K Burson, Michelle Van Wyhe, Jeffrey Pudlo, Michael Reidy, Pravin Soni, Christopher Uhegbu, Prema Vijayakumar: Methods of manufacturing glucose measuring assemblies with hydrogels. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, February 27, 2007: US07183068 (217 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to methods for reducing the presence of a compound in an ionically conductive material, e.g., for use in iontophoretic devices, wherein the presence of the compound interferes with detecting a selected analyte. Removal of the compound can typically take place either during or ...


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Paul F Chouinard, Dennis A Peiffer: Process for manufacturing a braided bifurcated stent. SciMed Life Systems, RatnerPrestia, September 23, 2003: US06622604 (217 worldwide citation)

A process for manufacturing a braided birfurcated stent involves the use of two or more braiding machines. In this process, a first discrete plurality of filaments are braided to form a first leg, and a second discrete plurality of filaments are braided to form a second leg. Either the same braiding ...


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Bradley R White, Paul F Chouinard, Dennis A Peiffer, Patrick A Haverkost: Braided, branched, implantable device and processes for manufacture thereof. SciMed Life Systems, RatnerPrestia, November 25, 2003: US06652571 (208 worldwide citation)

A braided, branching implantable device, such as a stent, a graft, or a composite stent-graft, for deployment in a lumen, the device comprising a body that branches into a plurality of legs. At least a first leg portion of each leg comprises a discrete plurality of continuous strands braided togethe ...



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