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Omar S Khalil, Shu jen Yeh, Charles F Hanna, Stanislaw Kantor: Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, February 25, 2003: US06526298 (316 worldwide citation)

A method for the determination of concentrations of analytes, e.g., glucose, and other metabolites in human tissue, wherein the temperature of a defined cutaneous volume of tissue, e.g., human skin, is controlled. The method involves calculating the concentration of an analyte in the tissue by takin ...


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Gary Hayter, Erwin S Budiman, Kenneth J Doniger, John C Mazza: Method and system for dynamically updating calibration parameters for an analyte sensor. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, November 17, 2009: US07618369 (271 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses including determining a calibration parameter associated with a detected analyte value, calibrating the analyte value based on the calibration parameter, and dynamically updating the calibration parameter are disclosed. Also provided are systems, kits, and computer program pr ...


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Harry Lerner, Jose D Giner, John S Soeldner: Glucose sensor. Joslin Diabetes Center, July 20, 1982: US04340458 (268 worldwide citation)

Glucose sensing apparatus for use in biological fluids comprising an electrode and a voltage source connected to the electrode to cause a current to flow therethrough, in which the voltage applied to the electrode is varied in a sweep ranging from a first limit to a second limit and back toward the ...


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Piet H C Moerman, Jerome F McAleer, Matthias Stiene: Combined lancet and electrochemical analyte-testing apparatus. Diabetes Diagnostics, March 16, 2004: US06706159 (265 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detection and quantitation of an electrochemically-detectable analyte, such as glucose, in blood or interstitial fluid includes a meter unit, a lancet and an electrochemical sensor. Of these components, the meter is preferably reusable, while the lancet and the electrochemical senso ...


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Stephen J Brown: Online system and method for providing composite entertainment and health information. Health Hero Network, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, April 23, 2002: US06375469 (263 worldwide citation)

On-line health education includes displaying composites of personalized health content and patient-selected entertainment. Suitable sources of entertainment include generally available web pages and television programs. Composites are spatial (for page displays) or temporal (for image sequence displ ...


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Richard Houben, Vincent Larik: System and method for monitoring and controlling the glycemic state of a patient. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Eric R Waldkoetter, Tom G Berry, June 3, 2003: US06572542 (256 worldwide citation)

Information derived from ECG signals and EEG signals may be employed in combination to reliably predict the onset, or to indicate the presence of, hypoglycemia in a human patient. In one embodiment, ECG and EEG signals are processed and the information derived from them is combined to determine whet ...


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Benjamin M Rush, Christopher V Reggiardo: Device and method employing shape memory alloy. TheraSense, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, July 12, 2005: US06916159 (252 worldwide citation)

A system for the metering and delivery of small discrete volumes of liquid is comprised of a small or minimal number of inexpensive components. One such component is a movable member, such as a miniature precision reciprocating displacement pump head, which is driven by an actuator that comprises a ...


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Todd K Whitehurst, James P McGivern: Systems and methods for modulation of pancreatic endocrine secretion and treatment of diabetes. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, December 14, 2004: US06832114 (252 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for introducing one or more stimulating drugs and/or applying electrical stimulation to the pancreas and/or nerve fibers innervating the pancreas to treat or prevent diabetes and/or to modulate pancreatic endocrine secretions uses at least one system control unit (SCU) producing ...


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Michael J Tierney: Highly catalytic screen-printing ink. Animas Technologies, RatnerPrestia, March 28, 2006: US07018568 (249 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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Robert S Galen, John F Burd, Talei Hoblitzell, Gebhard Neyer: Combined assay for current glucose level and intermediate or long-term glycemic control. LXN, Campbell & Flores, December 9, 1997: US05695949 (240 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a single test system and method for determining the integrated glycemic condition of a subject by measuring the concentration of glucose and the level of protein-bound glucose in a subject's body fluid, such as whole blood. The glucose concentration is indicative ...



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