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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 (1064 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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Garry M Steil, Kerstin Rebrin, Paul V Goode Jr, John J Mastrototaro, Richard E Purvis, William P Van Antwerp, John J Shin, Cary D Talbot: Closed loop system for controlling insulin infusion. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, May 6, 2003: US06558351 (1031 worldwide citation)

A closed loop infusion system controls the rate that fluid is infused into the body of a user. The closed loop infusion system includes a sensor system, a controller, and a delivery system. The sensor system includes a sensor for monitoring a condition of the user. The sensor produces a sensor signa ...


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Edgardo C Halili, John J Mastrototaro: Transcutaneous sensor insertion set. MiniMed, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, December 24, 1996: US05586553 (1006 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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Alfred E Mann, Richard E Purvis, John J Mastrototaro, James D Causey, James Henke, Peter Hong, John H Livingston, Clifford W Hague, Brad T Hite: Telemetered characteristic monitor system and method of using the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, October 26, 2004: US06809653 (965 worldwide citation)

A telemetered characteristic monitor system includes a remotely located data receiving device, a sensor for producing signal indicative of a characteristic of a user, and a transmitter device. The transmitter device includes a housing, a sensor connector, a processor, and a transmitter. The transmit ...


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James D Causey III, Paul H Kovelman, Richard E Purvis, John J Mastrototaro: Analyte sensor and holter-type monitor system and method of using the same. MiniMed, MiniMed, June 19, 2001: US06248067 (916 worldwide citation)

A Holter-type monitor system includes a remotely located data receiving device, an analyte sensor for producing signal indicative of a characteristic of a user, and a Holter-type recording device. The Holter-type recording device includes a housing, a sensor connector, a processor, and a data port. ...


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John J Mastrototaro: Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors. Eli Lilly and Company, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, April 5, 1994: US05299571 (820 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for implantation of in vivo sensors includes a housing, a dual-lumen tube extending therefrom, and an in vivo sensor received within one of the lumen of the tube. A needle is received within the other lumens of the tube, and is used to insert the tube through the skin. After implantatio ...


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John J Mastrototaro, Todd M Gross, John J Shin: Glucose monitor calibration methods. Medtronic Minimed, Medtronic Minimed, July 23, 2002: US06424847 (816 worldwide citation)

A method of calibrating glucose monitor data includes collecting the glucose monitor data over a period of time at predetermined intervals. It also includes obtaining at least two reference glucose values from a reference source that temporally correspond with the glucose monitor data obtained at th ...


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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 (784 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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John J Shin, Kris R Holtzclaw, Nandita D Dangui, Sami Kanderian Jr, John J Mastrototaro, Peter I Hong: Real time self-adjusting calibration algorithm. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, May 17, 2005: US06895263 (783 worldwide citation)

A method of calibrating glucose monitor data includes collecting the glucose monitor data over a period of time at predetermined intervals. It also includes obtaining at least two reference glucose values from a reference source that temporally correspond with the glucose monitor data obtained at th ...


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Kirk W Johnson, John J Mastrototaro: Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors. Eli Lilly and Company, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, May 2, 1995: US05411647 (744 worldwide citation)

A method of improving the utility of electrochemical glucose sensors by decreasing either or both their settling time and their sensitivity to interfering compounds. In particular, the settling time of an electrochemical glucose sensor is improved by pretreating the operating electrode with a negati ...